STATE STANDARDS PrecalcuLUS 

NUMBER AND QUANTITY  
The Complex Number System  
A. Perform arithmetic operations with complex numbers  
N.CN.A.3+  Find the conjugate of a complex number; use conjugates to find moduli and quotients of complex numbers. 
B. Represent complex numbers and their operations on the complex plane 

N.CN.B.4+  a. Represent complex numbers on the complex plane in
rectangular and polar form (including real and imaginary numbers), and
convert between rectangular and polar forms of a given complex number. b. Determine whether rectangular or polar form is more efficient given the context. 
N.CN.B.5+  Represent addition, subtraction, multiplication, and conjugation of complex numbers geometrically on the complex plane; use properties of this representation for computation. 
N.CN.B.6+  a. Calculate the distance between two points in the
complex plane. b. Find the midpoint of the segment whose endpoints are in the complex plane. 
C. Use complex numbers in polynomial identities and equations  
N.CN.C.8+  Extend polynomial identities to the complex numbers. 
N.CN.C.9+  State the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra and use it to find roots of polynomials. 
Vector and Matrix Quantities  
A. Represent and model with vector quantities 

N.VM.A.1+  Represent a vector analytically and geometrically 
N.VM.A.2+  Find the magnitude and direction of a given vector 
N.VM.A.3+  Solve problems using vectors analytically and geometrically 
B. Perform operations on vectors 

N.VM.B.4+  Add and subtract vectors analytically and geometrically 
N.VM.B.5+  Multiply a vector by a scalar analytically and geometrically 
C. Perform operations on matrices and use matrices in applications  
N.VM.C.6+  Use matrices to represent and model real world situations 
N.VM.C.7+  Multiply matrices by scalars 
N.VM.C.8+  Add, subtract, and multiply matrices 
N.VM.C.9+  Understand that, unlike multiplication of numbers, matrix multiplication for square matrices is not a commutative operation, but still satisfies the associative and distributive properties 
N.VM.C.11+  Use matrices to perform linear transformations in the plane 
N.VM.C.12+  Calculate and interpret the determinant of a matrix 
ALGEBRA  
Arithmetic with Polynomials & Rational Expressions  
C. Use polynomial identities to solve problems  
A.APR.C.4+  Prove polynomial identities and use them to describe numerical relationships 
A.APR.C.5+  Use the Binomial Theorem for the expansion of (x + y)^{n} for a positive integer n 
D. Rewrite rational expressions  
A.APR.D.7+  Understand that rational expressions form a system analogous to the rational numbers, closed under addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division by a nonzero rational expression; add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational expressions 
Reasoning with Equations & Inequalities  
C. Solve systems of equations  
A.REI.C.6+  b. Solve systems of linear equations in three variables 
A.REI.C.8+  Solve a simple system consisting of a linear equation and a quadratic equation in two variables algebraically and graphically. For example, find the points of intersection between the line y = –3x and the circle x^{2} + y^{2} = 3. 
A.REI.C.9+  Find the inverse of a matrix if it exists and use it to solve systems of linear equations (using technology for matrices of dimension 3 × 3 or greater) 
FUNCTIONS  
Interpreting Functions  
C. Analyze functions using different representations  
F.IF.C.7+  d. Graph rational functions, identifying zeros and asymptotes when suitable factorizations are available 
Building Functions  
A. Build a function that models a relationship between two quantities  
F.BF.A.1+  c. Compose functions and state resulting domain 
B. Build new functions from existing functions  
F.BF.B.3+  c. Determine algebraically whether or not a function is even or odd 
F.BF.B.4+  b. Verify by composition that one function is the
inverse of another c. Given the graph or table of an invertible function, determine coordinates of its inverse d. Determine an invertible function from a noninvertible function by restricting the domain 
F.BF.B.5+  b. Use inverse relationships to solve problems
involving logarithms and exponents c. Apply the properties of logarithms to rewrite logarithmic expressions in equivalent forms and solve logarithmic equations 
Trigonometric Functions  
A. Extend the domain of trigonometric functions using the unit circle  
F.TF.A.3+  c. Use special triangles to determine geometrically the values of sine, cosine, tangent for π/3, π/4 and π/6, and use the unit circle to express the values of sine, cosines, and tangent for x, π + x, and 2π – x in terms of their values for x, where x is any real number 
B. Model periodic phenomena with trigonometric functions 

F.TF.B.6+  Understand that restricting a trigonometric function to a domain on which it is always increasing or always decreasing allows its inverse to be constructed 
F.TF.B.7+  Solve trigonometric equations: analytically with inverse functions and graphically with technology; and interpret solutions in terms of the context 
C. Prove and apply trigonometric identities 

F.TF.C.9+  Prove the sum and difference formulas for sine, cosine, and tangent and use them to solve problems 
GEOMETRY  
Similarity, Right Triangles and Trigonometry  
D. Apply trigonometry to general triangles 

G.SRT.D.10+ 
Prove the Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines and apply in all cases, including the ambiguous case 
G.SRT.D.11+ 
Understand and apply the Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines to find unknown measurements in right and nonright triangles 
Circles  
A. Understand and apply theorems about circles 

G.C.A.4+ 
Construct a tangent line from a point outside a given circle to the circle 
Expressing Geometric Properties with Equations  
A. Translate between the geometric description and the equation for a conic section 

G.GPE.A.2+  Explore the relationship among the parabola, focus, and directrix and use the equation to model a reallife situation, using technology as appropriate 
G.GPE.A.3+  a. Derive the equations of ellipses and hyperbolas
given the foci b. Use these equations to model real life situations 
Geometric Measurement and Dimension  
A. Explain volume formulas and use them to solve problems 

G.GMD.A.2+  Give an informal argument using Cavalieri’s principle for the formulas for the volume of a sphere and other solid figures 
Statistics & Probability  
Interpreting Categorical & Quantitative Data  
B. Summarize, represent, and interpret data on two categorical and quantitative variables  
S.ID.B.6+  b. Informally assess the fit of a function by plotting and analyzing residuals 
Conditional Probability & the Rules of Probability  
B. Use the rules of probability to compute probabilities of compound events in a uniform probability model  
S.CP.B.9+  Solve problems using permutations and combinations to compute probabilities of compound events 
Using Probability to Make Decisions  
A. Calculate expected values and use them to solve problems 

S.MD.A.1+  a. Define a random variable for a quantity of
interest b. Graph a probability distribution for a discrete random variable based on either empirical or theoretical probabilities 
S.MD.A.2+  Calculate and interpret the expected value of a random variable 
B. Use probability to evaluate outcomes of decisions 

S.MD.B.5+  Use expected values from probability distributions to evaluate and compare the outcomes of decisions 
S.MD.B.6+  Use probabilities to make fair decisions 
S.MD.B.7+  Using probability concepts, evaluate decisions and strategies 