MCF3M University/College Preparation
Functions and Applications

Course Summary

Subject Area Subject: Mathematics

Grade 11


1 Credit

4 Units, 30 learning activities

This course introduces basic features of the function by extending students’ experiences with quadratic relations. It focuses on quadratic, trigonometric, and exponential functions and their use in modelling real-world situations. Students will represent functions numerically, graphically, and algebraically; simplify expressions; solve equations; and solve problems relating to applications. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.

Course outline

Learning Activity 1 Introducing quadratic models

Learning Activity 2 Factoring quadratics - greatest common factor

Learning Activity 3 Factoring quadratics - perfect squared terms

Learning Activity 4 Factoring quadratics - factoring trinomials

Learning Activity 5 Quadratics assessment

Learning Activity 6 Solving quadratics by factoring

Learning Activity 7 Solving quadratics using the quadratic formula


Learning Activity 8 Unit 1 Assessment