

Algebra and Functions  

Key Retained Themes 
What's New? 

Emphasis on algebra as a practical modeling tool Emphasis on multiple representations of algebraic concepts and principles  numeric, graphic, symbolic, and contextual Connection of functions, equations, and inequalities 
Accelerated introduction of symbolbased reasoning  including symbol manipulation and proof Greater use of CAS to enhance concept development and support problem solving More explicit development of symbol sense  connect algebraic forms to numeric, graphic, and context interpretations and implications Earlier introduction of inverse functions and logarithms 
Geometry and Trigonometry  

Key Retained Themes 
What's New? 

Emphasis on visualization and visual reasoning Focus on applications of geometry in design and building, including connections between form and function, and in modeling motion Use of multiple methods  synthetic, coordinate, transformation, and vector 
Reorganized development of key geometric ideas  congruence, properties of circles, trigonometric ratios and functions Earlier and more careful development of geometric reasoning and proof Increased use of coordinate representations and algebra to support geometric reasoning and problem solving Use of new CPMPTools interactive geometry software to support discovery and application of properties of shapes and transformations 
Statistics and Probability  

Key Retained Themes 
What's New? 

Use of real data Emphasis on distributions of data and of outcomes of probabilistic situations Seeing, measuring, and interpreting variability in distributions 
Exploratory
data analysis material reduced Earlier development of standard deviation Earlier introduction to statistical reasoning New CPMPTools software to support concept development and data analysis 
Discrete Mathematics  

Key Retained Themes 
What's New? 

Emphasis on discrete mathematical modeling using networks, recursion, matrices, and enumeration Algorithmic problem solving Optimization 
Closer tie between geometry and vertexedge graphs More work with algorithms available as choice Streamlined treatment in Courses 13, more options in Course 4 New CPMPTools software support 
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