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     FINE ARTS-PERFORMING

743 CONCERT ORCHESTRA (MUS-S-CONCETORC) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: Experience on an Orchestral Stringed Instrument. Students will study and perform intermediate level literature from stylistic periods. Individual practice outside of school time is required. Attendance at frequent evening/weekend rehearsals and performances is required. !;

749 STAGECRAFT

    (1/2 credit per semester, grades 9 12) (1st semester is a prerequisite for 2nd semester)

    Students will acquire a basic knowledge of theatre physical spaces, terminology, tool safety and shop procedures, types of scenery/properties and their construction: as measured by written examinations, projects, labs and performance evaluations. ;

759 BAND AUXILIARY (MUS-S-AUX) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: None, some outside school rehearsals. Supplies: Purchase parts of uniforms.

    Open to all students, this class is an auxiliary unit in the marching band in the Fall, and an independent ensemble in the Spring. It involves the use of dance, flags, rifles, and other various props in performance. No previous experience is required. All training, including dance lessons, is provided as part of the course. Participation in evening/weekend rehearsals and performances is required. !;

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     773 WIND ENSEMBLE (MUS-S-WIND) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: Audition and Instructor Approval.

    Spring semester only. Open to all interested students; students will be selected by audition for the Wind Ensemble. Students have opportunities for solo, ensemble and full band experiences. Participation in evening/week-end concerts, festivals and some evening rehearsals is required. Auditions are held late in the Fall semester.

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     774 BEGINNING DRAMA (MUS-S-INTRODRAMA)

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12, 2 semesters) (1st semester is a prerequisite for 2nd semester). Course involves basic principles of voice and diction, pantomime, character analysis, and oral performance. Also included are theatre history, structure of drama, and a somewhat limited opportunity to participate in one-act play production.

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     776 INTERMEDIATE DRAMA (MUS-I-DRAMA)

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 10-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Beg. Drama.

    This is an intermediate course in acting, concentrating on specific skills to encourage individual improvement. Second semester is not a repeat of the first, but rather a continuation of skill building and work with drama. !;

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     778 ADVANCED DRAMA (MUS-A-DRAMA) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 10-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Audition and Instructor Approval. This is a performance class with an emphasis on production. Limited after-school and evening rehearsals. This class is responsible for one production each semester and enrollment is by audition only. This course may be repeated for credit. !;

Fine Arts Department Fine Arts Department

780 CANYON PLAYERS (MUS-A-DRAMA) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 11-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Audition & Instructor Approval. This course is designed for the serious drama student devoted to maintaining excellence in theatre production. Each student will participate in all aspects of theatre production. After-school and evening

    rehearsals required. This course may be repeated for credit. !;

782 JAZZ BAND or 783 JAZZ COMBO FEES: $20.00

     (MUS-S-JAZZ/MUS-S-JAZZCOMBO)

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: Audition & Instructor Approval. Year-long class. Open by audition only to students who want to learn to perform various styles of music, including jazz, rock, and popular music. Some aspects of modern music theory and jazz improvisation will be covered. Students must be able to read music. Participation in evening/week-end concerts and festivals is required. Auditions are held late in the Spring semester for the following school year. !;

784 MARCHING BAND WINDS/PERCUSSIONS FEES: $20.00

     (MUS-S-MARCHING/MUS-S-PERCUSSION)

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Supplies: Purchase parts of uniform.

    Fall semester only. Open to all interested students. Students have many opportunities to perform in the community, athletic events, parades, and festivals. Participation in evening/week-end rehearsals and performances is required. !;

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     786 MUSIC THEORY (MUS-S-MUSTHEORY) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: Beginning music reading skills and instructor approval. This is the study of the elements of music including beginning harmony, chord structure, scale structure, dictation, and modern chord notation and structure, as well as a study of the history of music and musical style. Performance, composition, and independent study may also be a part of the curriculum of this class. Students must have the ability to read either treble clef or bass clef and have basic rhythm reading skills. !;

788 SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (MUS-S-SYMPORC) FEES:

    $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 10-12) Prerequisite: Experience on an Orchestral Stringed Instrument. Audition and instructor approval required.

    Students will study and perform advanced level literature from stylistic periods. Individual practice outside of school time is required. Attendance at frequent evening/weekend rehearsals and performances is required. !;

789 MUSIC APPRECIATION (MUS-S-MUSAPPRE)

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12)

    This class is for students who have an appreciation for music but don't want to participate in a performance-based course. Students in this class will be introduced to the elements of melody, rhythm, harmony, texture and form and will learn the basic concepts of music theory. This class will also provide an opportunity for students to develop a strong, critical ear through aural examples and encourage concert attendance for performance evaluations. !;

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     791 ADVANCED PLACEMENT MUSIC THEORY FEES: $20.00

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    (1/2 credit per semester) (gr. 10 12 Prerequisite)

    Prerequisite for this course will be one year of standard Music Theory, or a score of 80% or higher on an

    approved entrance exam designed by the instructor. The student’s ability to read and write musical notation is fundamental to such a course, and it should also be assumed that the student has acquired at

     !;least basic performance skills in voice or on an instrument.

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792 SYMPHONIC BAND (MUS-S-CONCERTSYM) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: Audition and Instructor Approval.

    Spring semester only. This is open to students who play a band instrument. Individual skills, concert literature, and various musical styles will be explored. Students will have an opportunity for solos, small ensembles, and full-band experience. Participation in evening/week-end concerts and festivals, is required. Auditions are held late in the Fall semester. !;

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     794 CONCERT CHOIR (MUS-S-CONCERT) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: Audition & Instructor Approval. Supplies: Purchase parts of uniform.

    Open to students who can successfully pass audition, have had Mixed Chorus or equivalent voice training. There are opportunities for participation in programs, concerts, and music festivals. !;

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     796 CANYON SINGERS (MUS-S-CANYONSING) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 10-12) Prerequisite: Audition and Instructor Approval. Supplies: Purchase parts of uniform.

    This is a select group of 16-24 auditioned singers whose musical ability, interest and vocal skills meet the requirements of a rigid vocal and dance audition. Emphasis is on skilled and select musical performance, plus public performances and entertainment for civic clubs, churches, school functions, outside school time. This small chamber group will perform a varied repertoire of music from Classical to Modern and varied genres. Ensemble is also open to pianist, bass, guitar and drums. Acceptance by audition only. !;

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     797 WOMEN'S ENSEMBLE (MUS-S-WOMENSENS) FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 10-12) Prerequisite: Audition & Instructor Approval. Supplies: Purchase parts of uniform.

    This is a select group of female voices whose membership consists of students who have met entrance requirements plus a voice test audition. A study of the fundamentals of music as applied to the music of the voice in solo or chorus. Basic musicianship, aural perception skills, sight-reading and music theory will also be integral to the course content. Carefully chosen choral literature in three and four-part harmony will highlight a rewarding group experience, develop musical sensitivity and strengthen each singers musicality. Emphasis is on public performances, many of which are outside the school day. !;

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     809 BEGINNING GUITAR FEES: $20.00

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 9-12) Prerequisite: None

    Students learn strumming, musical notation reading with various musical genres and finger-style techniques. The final exam is performance-based.

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     808 MUSICAL THEATRE (MUS-S-MUSTHEATER)

    (1/2 cr. per semester, gr. 10-12)

    This introductory course will expose students to the basics of acting, voice, singing, dancing and musical theatre. The course is intended for students who have little or no experience in musical theatre and have interest in developing the skills necessary to participate. In addition, the course will prepare students to audition for the All School Musical 2007-2008. In-class performances only. !;

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    MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT

The Mathematics curriculum at Canyon del Oro High School is designed to offer a four year sequence of courses

    that meet the needs of all students regardless of background or interests. (See below suggested course sequences.)

    COURSE GRADE

    NUMBER COURSE LEVEL SEMESTER CREDIT

    311 Algebra I 9-10 Year 1.0

    300 Algebra I Essentials 9-12 Year 1.0

    325 Adv. Algebra II 9-12 Year 1.0

    327 Geometry 9-12 Year 1.0

    329 Advanced Geometry 9-12 Year 1.0

    321 Geometry Essentials 9-12 Year 1.0

    340 Introduction to Calculus 9-12 Year 1.0

    332* Math Lab 1 9-12 Year 1.0

    333 Precalculus 10-12 Year 1.0

    352 Discrete Math/Computer Programming 10-12 Year 1.0

     353* AP Computer Science 10-12 Year 1.0

     168* Math Lab 2 10-12 Year 1.0

    318 Statistics 11-12 Year 1.0

    319 AP Statistics 11-12 Year 1.0

    323 Algebra II 11-12 Year 1.0

    334 Statistical Reasoning in Sports 11-12 Year 1.0

    342 AP Calculus AB 11-12 Year 1.0

    343 AP Calculus BC 11-12 Year 1.0

     354* Advanced Computer Science AB 11-12 Year 1.0 st1120 Intermediate Algebra (Pima College) 11-12 1 Semester .50 nd1123 College Algebra (Pima College) 11-12 2 Semester .50

    *Does not meet Math graduation requirement.

    BASIC (standard) MATH SEQUENCE (meets graduation requirements)

     Grade 9: Algebra I Essentials Grade 10: Geometry Essentials

     Grade 11: Algebra II Grade 12: Discrete Math/Computer Prog. (class of 2013)

STANDARD MATH SEQUENCE (meets basic In-state college requirements)

     Grade 9: Algebra I Grade 10: Geometry

     Grade 11: Algebra II Grade 12: Statistics OR Adv. Algebra II/Trig

    COLLEGE PREPARATORY SEQUENCE

     Grade 9: Algebra I Grade 10: Geometry OR Advanced Geometry

     Grade 11: Adv. Algebra II Grade 12: Statistics OR AP Statistics OR Precalculus OR

     Intro to Calculus

     ACCELERATED COLLEGE PREPARATORY SEQUENCE

     Grade 9: Geometry OR Honors Geometry Grade 10: Adv. Algebra II

     Grade 11: Precalculus OR Intro to Calculus Grade 12: Calculus AB OR Calculus BC

Special circumstances may allow students to follow a different sequence. Those students should consult a

    counselor and a math teacher.

    The following courses are offered for elective credit only and do NOT grant students a math credit:

     *AP Computer Science A *Math Lab I & II

     *AP Computer Science AB *Advanced Math Problem Solving

     Algebra 1 Algebra 1

     Essentials Math Course Sequences

    Advanced Geometry Geometry Geometry Essentials

    Analysis and Algebra 2 Advanced Applications of Algebra 2 Mathematics

    (starting 2010-

    2011)

    Discrete PCC Introduction to AP Statistics Precalculus Math Math/ Intermediate Calculus Lab 1** Programming Algebra Or

    And/Or Statistics

     Math PCC College Or Lab 2** AP Calculus Algebra AP Computer AB Statistical Science** Reasoning in

    Sports

    **These courses do

    not give Math credit AP Calculus for graduation BC

     MATH

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     311 ALGEBRA I (MTH-S-ALG1)

    (l cr., gr. 9-10, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Placement Test

    A course that teaches the basic fundamentals of algebra; simplifying expressions, solving linear equations, factoring, solving systems of linear equations and simplifying radicals. ,;

318 STATISTICS

    (1 cr., gr. 11-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Geometry & Algebra II

    A fourth year course that integrates functions and trigonometry with statistics and data analysis. It also emphasizes collecting, analyzing, processing and displaying data. Statistic and algebraic concepts are integrated as students display, describe, transform, interpret and model numerical data. Traditional topics of trigonometry are integrated with exploration of real world phenomena. This is an alternative to precalculus. ,;

319 ADVANCED PLACEMENT STATISTICS (MTH-AP-STAT) Weighted grade

    (1 cr., gr. 10-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Precalculus or strong A in Algebra II 323 This college-level course covers statistical topics in 4 major areas: exploratory analysis, planning a study, probability, and statistical inference. Students may elect to take the AP Statistics Test which can give them 1 semester of college math credit. A TI-83 (or better) graphing calculator is required. This class may be taken concurrently with other math classes for an elective credit. ,;

300 ALGEBRA I ESSENTIALS Pending Board Approval

     (1 cr., gr. 9-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Pre-Algebra or teacher recommendation. Algebra I Essentials focuses on the very basic concepts and skills that are critical for Algebra I. This course gives students the opportunity to work at a slower pace to gain the necessary algebra skills to pass the AIMS test. The students will gain the necessary algebra skills for entry into Geometry Essentials.

321 GEOMETRY ESSENTIALS

    (1 cr., gr. 9-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Algebra I or Algebra Essentials

    This is a traditional course in Euclidean Geometry. Topics to include algebraic solutions when studying angles, congruence and similarity of polygons, circles, areas of plane figures, surface area and volume of three- dimensional objects, and coordinate geometry.

    This course de-emphasizes proofs and intended for students who have taken Algebra I Essentials or earned lower than a C in Algebra I. ,;

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     323 ALGEBRA II (MTH-S-ALG2)

    (1 cr., gr. 9-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Informal Geometry or Geometry

    This is a slower-paced class that provides an in-depth review of Algebra I and introduces new topics including polynomials, exponents, logarithms, and trigonometry. This course is intended for students who received a „B‟ or lower in Informal Geometry or a „C‟ or lower in Geometry. ,;

325 ADVANCED ALGEBRA II

    (1 cr., gr. 9-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Grade of an A or B in Algebra II or an A or B in Geometry or an A, B or C in Honors Geometry.

    A college prep course that provides a review of Algebra I topics and introduces new topics including polynomials, exponents, logarithms, and trigonometry with greater depth than the Algebra II class. This

    course is intended for most college bound students planning on taking upper-level mathematics classes. ,;

    Mathematics Department Mathematics Department

     327 GEOMETRY (MTH-S-GEOMETRY)

    (1 cr., gr. 9-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: A, B or C in Algebra I or A in Math Standards D A college prep course that covers traditional Euclidean Geometry. Topics include proof, congruence, similarity, circles, plane and solid geometry and coordinate geometry. Basic elements of algebra are also reviewed. ,;

329 ADVANCED GEOMETRY (MTH-H-GEOMETRY) Weighted grade

    (1 cr., gr. 9-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Grade of A in Algebra I or Recommendation of Instructor An accelerated college prep course that covers traditional Euclidean Geometry. Topics include proof, congruence, similarity, circles, plane and solid geometry, coordinate geometry and some basic trigonometry. Algebra skills are applied and reviewed throughout the year. This course is intended for most college bound students planning on taking upper-level mathematics classes. ,;

333 PRECALCULUS (MTH-S-PRECALC)

    (1 cr., gr. 10-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Algebra II with teacher recommendation or Adv. Alg II/Trig

    A course that covers polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions as well as trigonometry and other advanced topics using a graphical approach through use of graphing calculators. A TI-83 (or better) graphing calculator is required. ,;

334 STATISTICAL REASONING IN SPORTS Pending Board Approval

    (1 cr., gr. 11-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Algebra II

    This course will introduce students to statistical reasoning in the context of sports. Major statistical concepts include: formulating statistical questions, designing studies, collecting data from the internet and other sources, exploratory data analysis, simulation of sampling distributions, and drawing conclusions from studies. The course will serve as an excellent preparation for a college level introductory statistics course and can be taken concurrently with other math courses. Technology will be used extensively and a TI-83 (or better) graphing calculator is required.

340 INTRODUCTION TO CALCULUS

     (1 cr. gr. 9-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Advanced Algebra 2 or Pre-Calculus

    This course will examine polynomial, rational, exponential and trigonometric functions. The course will also introduce the students to basic differential and integral calculus, including applications. A TI-83 (or better) graphing calculator is required for this course. ,;

342 ADVANCED PLACEMENT CALCULUS AB (MTH-AP-CALCAB) Weighted

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    (1 cr., gr. 11-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: Either an A or B in Precalculus 333 or a C or higher in Honors Introduction to Calculus 341. This college-level course is intended to provide students with a

    background in elementary calculus, equivalent to the first semester of college calculus. Topics include the differential and integral calculus of polynomial, rational, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, with applications. Student may elect to take the AP Calculus AB test that can give them 1 semester of college math credit. A TI-83 (or better) graphing calculator is required. ,;

Mathematics Department Mathematics Department

343 ADVANCED PLACEMENT CALCULUS BC (MTH-AP-CALCBC) Weighted grade

    (1 cr., gr. 11-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: An A in Honors Introduction to Calculus 341 and the recommendation of the instructor.

    This rigorous college-level course is intended to provide students with a solid background in calculus, equivalent to 2 semesters of college calculus. Topics include the differential and integral calculus of polynomial, rational, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic and hyperbolic functions, with applications, as well as the calculus of parametric and polar functions, and the study of convergence and divergence of infinite series. Students may elect to take the AP Calculus BC Test that can give them 2 semesters of college math credit. A TI-83 (or better) graphing calculator is required. ,;

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     352 DISCRETE MATH/COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

    (1 cr., gr. 10-12, 2 semesters) Pre-requisite: Algebra II

    Solve interesting real-life math problems and model the solutions with computer programs. Computer language used is C++. Math topics include logic, functions, counting techniques, graph theory, discrete probability, number theory, and economic and business math applications. ,;

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     1120 INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

    (1/2 cr., gr. 11-12, fall semester) Concurrent enrollment with Pima College. Prerequisite: MAT 092 or satisfactory score on the Pima mathematics assessment exam.

    Basic algebraic functions. Includes lines in the plane, systems of linear equations, inequalities, polynomials, rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations. (Students earn concurrent credit at CDO and Pima College.) Equivalent to Math 122 @ Pima CC. ,;

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     1123 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (PCC-S-COLLEGEALG)

    (1/2 cr., gr. 11-12, spring semester) Concurrent enrollment with Pima College. Prerequisite: Algebra II or Algebra II/Trig

    Introduction to college-level algebra. Includes equations, functions, terms of equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, graphing, higher order polynomial and rational functions, sequences and series, and calculator use. Student must pass the Pima College Assessment Test in math, reading, and writing in order to enroll. (Students earn concurrent credit at CDO and Pima College.) Equivalent to Math 151 @ Pima

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     ELECTIVES (Non-Mathematics Credit)

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     332 MATH LAB 1

    (1 elective cr., gr. 9-12, 2 semesters)

    This course is for selected Algebra I Essentials students (and other students recommended by teacher). The class is designed to allow students to work on basic arithmetic and algebraic skills to assist them in their regular math class. This course is an elective credit and cannot be counted as a math credit for graduation. ,;

    Mathematics Department Mathematics Department

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     168 MATH LAB 2

    (1 elective cr., gr. 10-12, 2 semesters)

    This course is for selected Geometry Essentials students, students who have not passed AIMS, and other students recommended by teacher. The class is primarily designed to allow students to work on skills necessary to pass the AIMS test. This is an elective credit and cannot be counted as a math credit for graduation.

353 AP COMPUTER SCIENCE (MSC-AP-CSA) Weighted grade

     (1 cr., gr. 10-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: A or B in Discrete Math/Computer Programming

    Includes object-oriented programming methods with an emphasis on problem solving and algorithm development and is meant to be the equivalent of a first-semester course in computer science. It also includes the study of data structures and abstraction, but these topics are not covered to the extent that they are covered in Advanced Computer Science. Java computer language is used. Students may elect to take the AP Computer Science exam to earn 1 semester of college credit. ,;

354 ADVANCED COMPUTER SCIENCE AB (MSC-AP-CSAB)

    (1 cr., gr. 11-12, 2 semesters) Prerequisite: AP Computer Science A

    This rigorous college-level course includes extensions of the topics from AP Computer Science well as a more formal and a more in-depth study of algorithms, data structures, and data abstraction. For example, linked lists, stacks, queues, binary trees and recursion are included. This course is equivalent to a college-level, second semester computer science class. ,;

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     989 ADVANCED MATHEMATICAL PROBLEM SOLVING (MSC-A-MATHPROB)

    (1 cr., gr. 9-12, 2 semesters) ;

    This is a course for any students who enjoy math and are good at it. Students will study mathematics outside the normal high school curriculum, including group theory, sequences and series, probability, number theory, and base n math. All students in the class are also required to compete in a number of mathematical competitions including the American Math Contests (AMC 10/12), the AATM Arizona State Mathematics Contest, the Mandelbrot Competitions, American Math League, Continental Math League, and others. There are two options for students taking this class: (1) a non-graded (P/F) ? credit course that involves participating in the competitions but not doing additional work, and (2) a graded (weighted grade pending) one credit course that involves participating in all competitions, and doing additional problem sets and tests in the class.

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