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This chart maps out all the courses in the subject guidelines issued by the Ontario Ministry of Education and shows the links between courses and the possible prerequisites for them. It does not attempt to depict all possible movements from course to course.

 Mathematics (Locally Developed) MAT1L1 This course focuses on the knowledge and skills required to be well prepared for success in the Grade 10 Locally-developed Mathematics (MAT2L). It will support students in developing and enhancing strategies that they need to develop mathematical literacy skills and the confidence to use these skills in their day-to-day lives. The areas of Money Sense, Measurement and Proportional Reasoning form the basis of the course content. COURSE NOTE: Recommendation from your Special Education Teacher or Guidance Counsellor or Principal's permission is required. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Locally-Developed GRADE: 9 Mathematics, Grade 9  - New Course as of September 2021​ MTH1W This course enables students to consolidate, and continue to develop, an understanding of mathematical concepts related to number sense and operations, algebra, measurement, geometry, data, probability, and financial literacy. Students will use mathematical processes, mathematical modelling, and coding to make sense of the mathematics they are learning and to apply their understanding to culturally responsive and relevant real-world situations.  Students will continue to enhance their mathematical reasoning skills, including proportional reasoning, spatial reasoning, and algebraic reasoning, as they solve problems and communicate their thinking. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 9 Principles of Mathematics - Enriched MPM1DZ This course enables students to develop an understanding of mathematical concepts related to algebra, analytic geometry, and measurement and geometry through investigation, the effective use of technology, and abstract reasoning. Students will investigate relationships, which they will then generalize as equations of lines, and will determine the connections between different representations of a linear relation. They will also explore relationships that emerge from the measurement of three-dimensional figures and two-dimensional shapes. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. COURSE NOTE: This course can only be selected by those in the enriched program, who will be working towards the IB diploma in grades 11 and 12. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 9 Mathematics (Locally Developed) MAT2L1 This Grade 10 course is designed to allow students to solidify and extend their understanding of, and confidence in using, the concepts developed in MAT1L so that they are well prepared for success in the Mathematics Grade 11 Workplace Preparation course (MEL3E). In the Grade 10 course, students are asked to demonstrate a greater depth of understanding and level of complexity, in contexts that move them from their immediate personal environment to the larger community. COURSE NOTE: Recommendation from your Special Education Teacher or Guidance Counsellor or Principal's permission is required. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Locally-Developed GRADE: 10 PREREQUISITE: MAT1L1 - Mathematics (Locally Developed) or MFM1P1 - Foundations of Mathematics Principles of Mathematics MPM2D1 This course enables students to broaden their understanding of relationships and extend their problem-solving and algebraic skills through investigation, the effective use of technology, and abstract reasoning. Students will explore quadratic relations and their applications; solve and apply linear systems; verify properties of geometric figures using analytic geometry; and investigate the trigonometry of right and acute triangles. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. COURSE NOTE: If you have earned a mark lower than 70% in MPM1D you may not have the necessary skills to succeed in this course. It is recommended that you take MFM2P first. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 10 PREREQUISITE: MPM1DL - Principles of Mathematics (ESL) or MPM1D1 - Principles of Mathematics Principles of Mathematics (ESL) MPM2DL This course enables students to broaden their understanding of relationships and extend their problem-solving and algebraic skills through investigation, the effective use of technology, and abstract reasoning. Students will explore quadratic relations and their applications; solve and apply linear systems; verify properties of geometric figures using analytic geometry; and investigate the trigonometry of right and acute triangles. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. COURSE NOTE: This course is the same as MPM2D1 and is designed for English Language Learners. If you have earned a mark lower than 70% in MPM1D you may not have the necessary skills to succeed in this course. It is recommended that you take MFM2P first. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 10 PREREQUISITE: MPM1D1 - Principles of Mathematics or MPM1DL - Principles of Mathematics (ESL) Principles of Mathematics - Enriched MPM2DZ This course enables students to broaden their understanding of relationships and extend their problem-solving and algebraic skills through investigation, the effective use of technology, and abstract reasoning. Students will explore quadratic relations and their applications; solve and apply linear systems; verify properties of geometric figures using analytic geometry; and investigate the trigonometry of right and acute triangles. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. COURSE NOTE: This course can only be selected by those in the enriched program, who will be working towards the IB diploma in grades 11 and 12. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Academic GRADE: 10 PREREQUISITE: MFM1P1 - Foundations of Mathematics or MFM1PL - Foundations of Mathematics (ESL) or MFM1PV - Foundations of Mathematics (Language Learning Disabilities Program) or MPM1D1 - Principles of Mathematics or MPM1DL - Principles of Mathematics (ESL) or MPM1DZ - Principles of Mathematics - Enriched Functions - IB MCR3UZ This course introduces the mathematical concept of the function by extending students’ experiences with linear and quadratic relations. Students will investigate properties of discrete and continuous functions, including trigonometric and exponential functions; represent functions numerically, algebraically, and graphically; solve problems involving applications of functions; investigate inverse functions; and develop facility in determining equivalent algebraic expressions. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. COURSE NOTE: This course can only be selected by IB students. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: International Baccalaureate GRADE: 10 PREREQUISITE: MPM2D1 - Principles of Mathematics or MPM2DL - Principles of Mathematics (ESL) or MPM2DZ - Principles of Mathematics - Enriched Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life MEL3E1 This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. Students will solve problems associated with earning money, paying taxes, and making purchases; apply calculations of simple and compound interest in saving, investing, and borrowing; and calculate the costs of transportation and travel in a variety of situations. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Workplace GRADE: 11 PREREQUISITE: Principles of Mathematics, Grade 9, Academic, or Foundations of Mathematics, Grade 9, Applied, or a Grade 10 Mathematics LDCC (locally developed compulsory credit) course Foundations for College Mathematics MBF3C1 This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as a problem solving tool in the real world. Students will extend their understanding of quadratic relations; investigate situations involving exponential growth; solve problems involving compound interest; solve financial problems connected with vehicle ownership; develop their ability to reason by collecting, analysing, and evaluating data involving one variable; connect probability and statistics; and solve problems in geometry and trigonometry. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 11 PREREQUISITE: MFM2P1 - Foundations of Mathematics or MFM2PL - Foundations of Mathematics (ESL) or MFM2PV - Foundations of Mathematics (Language Learning Disabilities Program) or MPM2D1 - Principles of Mathematics or MPM2DL - Principles of Mathematics (ESL) or MPM2DZ - Principles of Mathematics - Enriched Functions and Applications MCF3M1 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. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University/College GRADE: 11 PREREQUISITE: MPM2D1 - Principles of Mathematics or MFM2P1 - Foundations of Mathematics or MFM2PL - Foundations of Mathematics (ESL) or MFM2PV - Foundations of Mathematics (Language Learning Disabilities Program) or MPM2DL - Principles of Mathematics (ESL) or MPM2DZ - Principles of Mathematics - Enriched Functions and Applications (ESL) MCF3ML 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 NOTE: This course is the same as MCF3M1 and is designed for English Language Learners. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University/College GRADE: 11 PREREQUISITE: MFM2P1 - Foundations of Mathematics or MFM2PL - Foundations of Mathematics (ESL) or MFM2PV - Foundations of Mathematics (Language Learning Disabilities Program) or MPM2D1 - Principles of Mathematics or MPM2DL - Principles of Mathematics (ESL) or MPM2DZ - Principles of Mathematics - Enriched Functions MCR3U1 This course introduces the mathematical concept of the function by extending students’ experiences with linear and quadratic relations. Students will investigate properties of discrete and continuous functions, including trigonometric and exponential functions; represent functions numerically, algebraically, and graphically; solve problems involving applications of functions; investigate inverse functions; and develop facility in determining equivalent algebraic expressions. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. COURSE NOTE: If you have earned a mark lower than 70% in MPM2D you may not have the necessary skills to succeed in this course. It is recommended that you take MCF3M first. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 11 PREREQUISITE: MPM2D1 - Principles of Mathematics or MPM2DL - Principles of Mathematics (ESL) or MPM2DZ - Principles of Mathematics - Enriched Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life MEL4E1 This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. Students will investigate questions involving the use of statistics; apply the concept of probability to solve problems involving familiar situations; investigate accommodation costs, create household budgets, and prepare a personal income tax return; use proportional reasoning; estimate and measure; and apply geometric concepts to create designs. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Workplace GRADE: 12 PREREQUISITE: MEL3E1 - Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life or MBF3C1 - Foundations for College Mathematics Foundations for College Mathematics MAP4C1 This course enables students to broaden their understanding of real-world applications of mathematics. Students will analyse data using statistical methods; solve problems involving applications of geometry and trigonometry; solve financial problems connected with annuities, budgets, and renting or owning accommodation; simplify expressions; and solve equations. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. This course prepares students for college programs in areas such as business, health sciences, and human services, and for certain skilled trades. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 12 PREREQUISITE: MBF3C1 - Foundations for College Mathematics or MCF3M1 - Functions and Applications or MCF3ML - Functions and Applications (ESL) or MCR3U1 - Functions Mathematics for College Technology MCT4C1 This course enables students to extend their knowledge of functions. Students will investigate and apply properties of polynomial, exponential, and trigonometric functions; continue to represent functions numerically, graphically, and algebraically; develop facility in simplifying expressions and solving equations; and solve problems that address applications of algebra, trigonometry, vectors, and geometry. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. This course prepares students for a variety of college technology programs. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: College GRADE: 12 PREREQUISITE: MCF3M1 - Functions and Applications or MCF3ML - Functions and Applications (ESL) or MCR3U1 - Functions ​Calculus and Vectors MCV4U1 This course builds on students’ previous experience with functions and their developing understanding of rates of change. Students will solve problems involving geometric and algebraic representations of vectors and representations of lines and planes in three-dimensional space; broaden their understanding of rates of change to include the derivatives of polynomial, sinusoidal, exponential, rational, and radical functions; and apply these concepts and skills to the modelling of real-world relationships. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. This course is intended for students who choose to pursue careers in fields such as science, engineering, economics, and some areas of business, including those students who will be required to take a university-level calculus, linear algebra, or physics course. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12 PREREQUISITE: Advanced Functions, Grade 12, University Preparation, must be taken prior to or concurrently with Calculus and Vectors. Mathematics of Data Management MDM4U1 This course broadens students’ understanding of mathematics as it relates to managing data. Students will apply methods for organizing and analysing large amounts of information; solve problems involving probability and statistics; and carry out a culminating investigation that integrates statistical concepts and skills. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. Students planning to enter university programs in business, the social sciences, and the humanities will find this course of particular interest. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12 PREREQUISITE: MCF3M1 - Functions and Applications or MCR3U1 - Functions or MCF3ML - Functions and Applications (ESL) Advanced Functions MHF4U1 This course extends students’ experience with functions. Students will investigate the properties of polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; develop techniques for combining functions; broaden their understanding of rates of change; and develop facility in applying these concepts and skills. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. This course is intended both for students taking the Calculus and Vectors course as a prerequisite for a university program and for those wishing to consolidate their understanding of mathematics before proceeding to any one of a variety of university programs. COURSE NOTE: If you have earned a mark lower than 70% in MCR3U you may not have the necessary skills to succeed in this course. It is recommended that you take MCT4C first. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12 PREREQUISITE: MCR3U1 - Functions or MCT4C1 - Mathematics for College Technology Calculus and Vectors - IB Standard Level 2 MCV4UZ This course extends students’ experience with functions and introduces the basic concepts and skills of calculus. Students will apply the properties of polynomial, sinusoidal, exponential, and logarithmic functions; broaden their understanding of the mathematics associated with rates of change; and develop facility with the concepts and skills of differential and integral calculus as applied to polynomial, rational, sinusoidal, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Students will apply these skills to problem solving in a range of applications. Students will solve problems involving geometric and algebraic representations of vectors and representations of lines and planes in three-dimensional space. COURSE NOTE: This course can only be selected by IB students. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: International Baccalaureate GRADE: 12 PREREQUISITE: Advanced Functions, Grade 12, University Preparation, must be taken prior to or concurrently with Calculus and Vectors. Advanced Functions - IB Standard Level, Part 1 MHF4UZ This course extends students’ experience with functions and introduces the basic concepts and skills of calculus. Students will apply the properties of polynomial, sinusoidal, exponential, and logarithmic functions; broaden their understanding of the mathematics associated with rates of change; and develop facility with the concepts and skills of differential and integral calculus as applied to polynomial, rational, sinusoidal, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Students will apply these skills to problem solving in a range of applications. Students will solve problems involving geometric and algebraic representations of vectors and representations of lines and planes in three-dimensional space. COURSE NOTE: This course can only be selected by IB students. CREDIT: 1 TYPE: International Baccalaureate​ GRADE: 12 PREREQUISITE: MCR3UZ - Functions - IB or MCR3U1 - Functions or MCR3UZ - Functions - IB or MCT4C1 - Mathematics for College Technology

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