Ch 4: Complex Numbers: Precalculus Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Complex Numbers chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach lessons on the methods for using imaginary and real numbers to solve equations in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Complex Numbers chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Imaginary numbers Quadratic formulas, number substitution, using imaginary numbers to work-around unknown variables, real numbers, discriminant, the symbol i, exponents, detecting patterns, and inverse operations
Tuesday Complex numbers Combination of imaginary numbers and real numbers, and using complex number equations to determine possible solutions
Wednesday Complex number calculations: Part I Formulas for adding and/or subtracting complex numbers, combining like terms, distributive properties, multiplying complex numbers, order of operations, and F.O.I.L.
Thursday Complex number calculations: Part II Conjugate, complex conjugate, multiplying conjugates, dividing complex numbers, finding common denominators, and combining like terms
Friday Graphing Unrelated numbers, y-axis, x-axis, real axis, and imaginary axis

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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