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Outcomes – Based Teaching and Learning Plan in Precalculus

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Course Title Precalculus Course Code MATH 1

Credit Units 3 UNITS Course Pre-/Co-requisites

Course Description

Course Intended At the end of this course, the students should be able to apply the concepts and solve problems involving conic sections, systems of nonlinear equations, series and
Learning Outcomes mathematical series and mathematical induction, circular and trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities and polar coordinate system.
(CILO) 1.

PRELIMINARY Essential Learning Suggested

Intended Learning Assessment
Content Functional Teaching/Learning
Week Declarative Knowledge Outcomes (ILO) Tasks (ATs)
Standards Knowledge Activities (TLAs)
1–5 Demonstrate Vision Discussing the Vision, Recite the Vision, Mission, Lecture
familiarity with vision, Mission Philosophy of Tagoloan
mission, philosophy Mission Community College
of Tagoloan Philosophy and Course
Philosophy orientation
Community College
and the subject/ Course orientation
course Graded Oral
understanding of the Discussing patterns and Identify patterns in nature and Video-watching, pair-
nature of numbers in regularities in the world. sharing or small group
Mathematics nature and the world. Articulate the importance of sharing , journal writing, Quizzes
Section 1. The Nature Mathematics mathematics in one’s life whole class discussion
Determining how Argue about the nature of
I. Mathematics in our World patterns and regularities mathematics, what it is, how it
are organize in nature. is expressed, represented, and Term Exam
 The Fibonacci sequence
Discussing how used
 Patterns and Regularities mathematics helps
predict behaviour of Express appreciation for
 Mathematics helps predict the behaviour of nature and phenomena in nature and phenomena mathematics as a human
the world. in the world. How its endeavour.
helps control nature and
 Mathematics Application occurrences in the world
for our own ends.
Determining how
mathematics has
numerous applications in
the world making it
Demonstrate II. Mathematical Language and Systems Comparing between the
knowledge of  Characteristics of mathematical language: precise, concise, powerful Identify the language, symbols, Individual or small group
English language and
Mathematical  Expressions vs. sentences and conventions of exercises including games
Mathematical language.
Language and  Conventions in the mathematical language mathematics.
Systems Uses of mathematical
 Four basic concepts: sets, functions, relations, binary operations
symbols and notations Explain the nature of
 Elementary logic: connectives, quantifiers, negation, variables
and their meanings. mathematics as a language.
 Formality
Perform operations on

Acknowledge that mathematics

is a useful language
Demonstrate Lecture, Reading and
knowledge of III. Problem Solving and Reasoning Use different types of Write clear and logical proofs Writing proofs on solving
Inductive and reasoning to justify Solve problems involving problems. Small-group
Deductive Reasoning Inductive and Deductive Reasoning statements and patterns and recreational problem solving
Intuition, proof, and Certainty arguments made about problems following Polya’s four
 Polya’s 4-steps in Problem Solving mathematics and steps
 Problem solving strategies mathematical concepts
 Mathematical Problems Involving Patterns Organize one’s methods and
 Recreational Problems using mathematics Approaches for proving and
solving problems
5–9 Demonstrate .
Knowledge on Data
Management in Discussing variety of Advocate the use of statistical Lecture, Work with
Statistic statistical tools to data in making important appropriate computer Assignment
process and manage decisions statistical software. Class
numerical data discussions. Pseudo-
proposal defence Quiz Test
Section 2. Mathematics as a Tool Describing how to graph Uses the methods of
I. Data Management a distribution using excel measuring the central tendency PowerPoint/ Video
 Data: Gathering and Organizing Data: Representing Data using and using histogram/ bar and dispersion using equation presentation Problem Set
graphs and charts; Interpreting organized data chart. and accessible software.

 Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, Mode, Weighted Mean Computer exercises

 Measures of Dispersion: Range, Standard Deviation and Variance Illustrating the process of Calculate the correlation
computing the measure coefficient and the coefficient
 Measures of Relative Position: z-scores, Percentiles, Quartiles and of central tendency and of determination
Term Exam using
Box-and-Whiskers Plots dispersion. accessible software
 Probabilities and Normal Distributions
Linear Regression and Correlation: Least-Squares Line, Linear
Correlation Coefficient Illustrating regression
analysis by utilizing
accessible software

Use the methods of linear

Illustrating the process in regression and correlations to
correlation by utilizing predict the value of a variable
accessible software given certain conditions
9-14 Demonstrate  Section 3. Mathematics as a Tool
knowledge with I. Geometric Designs Recognizing and Contribute to the enrichment of Lecture, PowerPoint/ Video
geometric designs. analysing the Filipino culture and arts presentation
Codes and Linear  Geometric shapes Geometric shapes, its using concepts in geometry
Programming  Transformations transformation and Assignment
analysing patterns and
 Patterns and Diagrams diagrams. Quiz Test
Designs, Arts, %
Use coding schemes to encode
II. Codes Enables the Written exercises
and decode different types of Lecture, PowerPoint/ Video
development of codes
 Binary codes information for identification, presentation
and ciphers that are
privacy, and security purposes
 Integers in computers useful to individuals and Computer exercises
to society
 Logic and computer addition Exemplify honesty and integrity
when using codes for security
 Text data purposes
 Errors and error correction
 Error detecting codes
Repetition and Hamming Codes
Use mathematical concepts
III. Linear Programming
Illustrating the process in and tools in other areas such Lectures and role playing Quiz Test
 Linear Inequalities linear programming by as in finance, voting, logic, written exercises
utilizing accessible business, networks and
 Geometry of Linear Programming software application systems
Simplex Method
. Support the use of
mathematics in various aspects
and endeavours in life
14 -19 Demonstrate
VI. Logic
Recognizing and Analyse information and the PowerPoint/ Video
knowledge with Logic analysing mathematical relationship between Presentation
and Mathematical  Logic statement and quantifiers Statement statements
 Truth tables and tautologies Assignment
 Conditional, Biconditional and related statements Lecture, PowerPoint/ Video
Determining the validity Determine valid conclusion presentation Quiz Test
 Symbolic Arguments of the arguments based on given assumption
Arguments and Euler Circuit
Analyse electronic circuits Written exercises
PowerPoint/ Video
VII. The Mathematics of Graphs
 Graphs and Euler circuits Practical Quiz
 Weighted graphs
 Euler’s formula
Graph coloring

Basic Readings Akiyama and Ruiz.A Day’s Adventure in Math Wonderland

Aufmann et al. Mathematical Excursions (Chap. 2)
Averbach and Chein. Problem Solving Through Recreational Mathematics
Enzensberger. The Number Devil
Johnson and Mowry, Mathematics, A Practical Odyssey (Chaps. 1 and 4)
Nocheseda, Palaspas
Stewart, Ian. Professor Stewart’s Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities
Sobecki, Bluman, and Schirck-Matthews, Math in Our World

Extended Readings To be provided

Course Assessment As identified in the Assessment Task
Course Policies Language of Instructions

 As identified in the student handbook
Assignment, Quizzes, Practical exam,

Special Requirement: Calculator

Grading System (Please refer to p. 14-15 of the Student Handbook 5th Edition)
a. Class Standing (CS):
 Quizzes/ Long Test - 40%
 Term Exam - 40%
 Project, Recitation, Assignment, Attendance - 20%
b. Midterm Grade= 1/3 Prelim CS + 2/3 Midterm CS
c. Final Grade = 1/3 Semi-Final CS + 2/3 Final CS
d. Final Rating = 1/3 Midterm Grade + 2/3 Final Grade
e. Passing is 3.0 except for education which is 2.5

Classroom Rules and Regulations

1. Classroom attendance (Please refer to p.13-14 of the Student Handbook 5th Edition)
2. Innovative participation
3. Completion of assessment tasks
4. Respect the rights, opinions, and property of others.
5. You are expected to maintain academic integrity all the time. Cheating will automatically mean a grade of 5.0 for the particular assessment.

Committee Members

Consultation Faculty Member : RECABLANCA, JOVY CASINO

Schedule Contact Number : 09562795814
E-mail address :
Consultation Hours : 8
Time and Venue : 8:00 – 17:00

Course Title A.Y. Term of Effectivity Prepared by Approved by Page/s

Mathematics in Modern World 2018 – 2019 RECABLANCA, JOVY CASINO VPAA: DR. FREDERICK W. GOMEZ