MBF3C: Foundations of Mathematics - Grade 11

Credit Value:


Course Description: 

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, as well as of measurement and geometry; investigate situations involving exponential growth; solve problems involving compound interest; solve financial problems connected with vehicle ownership; and develop their ability to reason by collecting, analysing, and evaluating data involving one and two variables. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.


Foundations of Mathematics, Grade 10, Applied

Ministry Policy Documents:

The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 11 and 12, Ministry of Education, 2007

Text Resources:

All resources provided and referenced within the modules are available online

Required Software/Equipment:

Flash and Shockwave players (to view some linked demonstrations and lessons) – generally a free download, if not already included with your web browser; word processing software; scanner-to produce*.jpg files of their homework where appropriate; graphing software -Winplot, may be downloaded for free. Winplot is used throughout the course; Geometer's Sketchpad Ministry of Education licensed for home use by students. Students will need to obtain a copy from their home school. Web Resources: E-STAT-Students will need to obtain a login and password to gain access to the Statistics Canada site.