Note: This is a fall math elective.
Class length: One Semester
When is is offered: Fall semester
Who SHOULD take it: Students with credit for Pre-Calculus who passed the MSMS mathematics pre-test or students enrolled in Foundations or higher who would like to experience a problem-based mathematics course.
Prerequisites: Pre-Calculus/Foundation/Advanced Math Plus or teacher permission
Why take this course: Math in the real-world is not a series of isolated skills, it is the application of mathematical concepts to real-world problems. From drug-testing to power lines to inheritances, groups of students will work together to apply familiar math to unfamiliar situations. As part of the course, students will prepare for the CoMAP Mathematical Modeling competition.