Trigonometry, Identities, Polar Equations, Logarithms, Sequences, Limits, and Other Topics to Prepare for Calculus

PreCalculus combines classic trigonometry with the advanced algebra needed for calculus and other courses. Topics include trig ratios, trigonometric identities, laws of trigonometry, radian measure, polar equations, functions and their graphs, sequences and series, and limits.

What do I need?

To successfully complete the PreCalculus level, you will need:

  • Instruction Manual — includes detailed instructions and solutions
  • Instructional lesson videos — on DVDs and streaming within the PreCalculus Digital Pack
  • Student Workbook — includes Lesson Practice and Honors worksheets
  • Tests booklet

Browse our sets to find the best fit for your needs.

What concepts are taught in PreCalculus?

Major Concepts and Skills Include:
Additional Concepts and Skills:

Lessons contained in PreCalculus

Lesson 6: Angles of Elevation and Depression

Use Math-U-See’s four step approach and try out an example lesson from the PreCalculus level.

Step 1: Watch the video and review the material in the sample PDF below.
Step 2: Present the concept to your child using the build, write and say method.
Step 3: Have your student practice the concept using the sample PDF below.
Step 4: Evaluate their level of mastery and if ready move on to the next lesson.20

Each lessons A, B, and C pages are used to teach the current lessons concept. The lettered lesson pages that come after those are for systematic review. These review pages may not be necessary for your child to fully complete, they should be used to practice the concepts they have not yet mastered or to review the concepts they have.

Still Unsure? Have your child take one of our Placement Assessments to see if this is the right level for them!

PreCalculus Sets

PreCalculus Universal Set

Includes everything you need for a successful experience with PreCalculus:
  • Instruction Manual with complete solutions
  • Instruction DVD
  • Student Workbook
  • Tests booklet
  • Lifetime access to our PreCalculus Digital Pack

PreCalculus Individual Items

All of our Math-U-See books are the Canadian Edition and we are the only authorized retailer in Canada able to offer it.

The PreCalculus Student Pack contains the Student Workbook with lesson-by-lesson worksheets and review pages and the PreCalculus Tests.
The PreCalculus Instruction Pack contains the instruction manual with lesson-by-lesson instructions and detailed solutions, and the DVD with lesson-by-lesson video instruction.
Lifetime access to PreCalculus streaming instruction videos and online Instruction Manual, lesson and test solutions, and other online resources from any browser. Digital Access information will be sent in a separate email once the order has been processed. Note: Digital Packs do not include Student Workbook or Tests.

Note about the Canadian Edition: MathCanada is the only authorized distributor for the Canadian Edition of Math-U-See. Every Math-U-See book we sell will be the Canadian Edition. If you are purchasing your books from another vendor, unless they are used, will be the US version which does not contain Canadian content such as the metric system or Canadian money.