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# precalculus

[ pree-kal-kyuh-luhs ]

/ priˈkæl kyə ləs /

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adjective

pertaining to the mathematical prerequisites for the study of calculus, as algebra, analytical geometry, and trigonometry.

noun

the course of study leading to calculus.

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## Words nearby precalculus

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## How to use precalculus in a sentence

Students who want to take AP Calculus their senior year may accelerate, for instance by combining Algebra 2 and precalculus in 11th grade.

Can honors and regular students learn math together? A new approach argues yes.|Laura Meckler|June 4, 2021|Washington Post