Calgary Board of Education


MATHEMATICS 20-1 (5 credits)
(For students requiring calculus in university)

Prerequisite Standard: Math 10-C

Students in Mathematics 20-1 will study the following topics.

  • Quadratic Functions and equations
  • Radical expressions and equations
  • Rational Expressions and equations
  • Inequalities
  • Trigonometry
  • Sequences and series

MATHEMATICS 20-2 (5 credits)
(For students planning on university programs not requiring calculus)

Prerequisite Standard: 50% or greater in Applied or Pure Mathematics 10.

Students in Mathematics 20-2 study the following topics:

  • Quadratic functions and equations
  • Radical expressions
  • Statistics
  • Measurement
  • Mathematical reasoning

MATHEMATICS 20-3 (5 credits)
(For students planning on trades)

Prerequisite Standard: Mathematics 10-3

Students in Mathematics 20-3 study the following topics:

  • Banking- Compound interest
  • Consumer Problems
  • Budget
  • Scale factor and areas and volumes
  • Slope and linear relations
  • Proportional reasoning
  • Spreadsheet

MATHEMATICS 20-4 (5 credits)

Prerequisite Standard: Students need to be registered in the Knowledge and Employability Program and have completed Math 10-4

Students in Mathematics 20-4 study the following topics:

  • Arithmetic Operations: whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, percent
  • Problem solving with patterns, variables and expressions, graphs
  • Measurement and Estimation
  • Shape and space
  • Collect and analyze data


Calgary Board of Education Detailed High School Course Guide (pdf)

Post-Secondary Information


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