Oskar Ujma
Oskar Ujma voted up Ray Dart's answer

Well, that was hard to follow, but I'm guessing that it was copied from a college prospectus. I personally do not believe that there is any such thing as precalculus or prealgebra, or any other specific preparation for "specific topic" mathematical training.

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Oskar Ujma
Oskar Ujma voted up HappyTwo BeHereTwo's answer

Back when I was in high school, it was called the "Honors Program."  Very few of us stayed in the program for all of the courses offered all four years.  The advanced placement courses are indeed more difficult.  They move at a faster pace and cover more topics.  There is also a greater expectation of … Read more

Oskar Ujma
Oskar Ujma voted up HappyTwo BeHereTwo's answer

Back when I was in high school, it was called the "Honors Program."  Very few of us stayed in the program for all of the courses offered all four years.  The advanced placement courses are indeed more difficult.  They move at a faster pace and cover more topics.  There is also a greater expectation of … Read more

Oskar Ujma
Oskar Ujma voted up star gazing's answer

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precalculus: "Precalculus is the preparation for Calculus. The course approaches topics from a function point of view, where appropriate, and is designed to strengthen and enhance conceptual understanding and mathematical reasoning used when modeling and solving mathematical and real-world problems. Students systematically work with functions and their multiple representations. The studyRead more