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  • Earn 3 transferable credits
  • 100% online and Zoom-free
  • Includes everything you need

Available through dual enrollment at partner high schools


  • College Credits



  • Course

    After taking Precalculus with Outlier, you’ll never look at numbers the same way again.

    This groundbreaking, cinematic course is the perfect gateway to math’s more advanced realms, whether you’re fulfilling a pre-req, getting ready for post-secondary math courses, or just need a refresher before diving into the deep end of Calculus.

    Regardless of your reason, our passionate instructors will take you on a riveting ride that is sure to leave you with both a mastery of math’s building blocks and a profound new appreciation for an age-old discipline.

  • Brilliant

    Outlier’s Precalculus course is taught by Kelsey Houston-Edwards, a charismatic instructor who’s renowned for her ability to clearly communicate complicated concepts, including for shows like PBS' Infinite Series.

    Our guest lecturer, Po-Shen Loh, is a popular math YouTuber and professor at Carnegie-Mellon who has a knack for connecting math with everyday life in the most unexpected ways.

    Hand-picked from dozens of candidates, we selected them for their passion for numbers, and their uncanny ability to bring big mathematical concepts to life.

  • How It

    Enjoy movie-quality video lectures, and enhance your learning with beautiful active learning materials.

    When it’s time for exams, open windows fit around your schedule. Upon completion (congrats!) you’ll earn 3 transferable college credits.

  • Dedicated

    Hit a snag on the site? Have a burning question? We’ve got you covered.

    Our dedicated Student Success team is available to assist you—and push you—to help you pass with flying colors.

Transferable credits from a top 50 school

Most schools accept credits transferred from University of Pittsburgh

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Traditional course Outlier Precalculus


Usually 3-4 credits from your school


3 transferable credits


In-person or Zoom


Interactive and 100% online (Zoom-free)


Specific time and place


On demand, anywhere


Specific hour


Flexible window

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What you’ll learn

This course covers all the basic Precalculus principles you’ll need for college credit (and then some—see the syllabus for a complete list), plus:

  • How to escape the atmosphere using ancient Babylonian math

  • How to make graphs with the world's most famous plumber

  • How the Order of Operations can save you on social media

  • How a record player can teach you sine and cosine

  • The secret math of Whisper Chambers

Frequently asked questions

  • Outlier by Savvas courses are offered through US highschools

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