MHF4U: Advanced Functions

This course extends students’ experience with functions. Students will investigate the properties of polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; develop techniques for combining functions; broaden their understanding of rates of change, and develop facility in applying these concepts and skills. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. This course is intended both for students taking the Calculus and Vectors course as a prerequisite for a university program and for those wishing to consolidate their understanding of mathematics before proceeding to any one of a variety of university programs.

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Department Title Grade  Type Course Code  Credit Value Prerequisite Duration Curriculum
Mathematics Advanced Functions  12 University Prep  MHF4U 1.0  MCR3U 110 Hours Link

This course has the following units of study:

  • Functions and Rates of Change (15 Hours)
  • Polynomial Functions (15 Hours)
  • Solving Equations and Inequalities (15 Hours)
  • Trigonometric Functions (15 Hours)
  • Trigonometric Identities and Equations (15 Hours)
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions (15 Hours)
  • Combination of Functions (15 Hours)
  • Course Cumulative Project (2 Hours)
  • Final Exam Review (3 Hours)

MHF4U has a course cumulative project worth 5% and a final exam worth 25% final grade calculation.