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Math Course Listings:

Advanced Math Concepts

 

Algebra I

Required

Grade: 9

This course covers properties of the real number system, operations with real numbers and variables, solving linear equations and inequalities, operations with polynomials, factoring polynomials, simplifying rational algebraic expressions, graphing linear equations, analyzing linear and quadratic functions, and evaluating radical expressions. Problem solving is emphasized throughout the course.

Pre-requisites: Successful completion of junior high mathematics.

Algebra II

Required

Grade: 10 or 11

This course consists of a review of the principles and ideas of algebra and the extension of these concepts. Some of the topics include equations, formulas, inequalities, variations, graphs, linear relations, systems of equations, matrices, parabolas, quadratic equations, functions, power and roots, exponents and logarithms, trigonometry and polynomials.

Pre-requisites: Successful completion of Algebra I

Geometry

 

Grade: 10

Topics covered include the language of geometry, reasoning and proofs, parallel and perpendicular lines, congruent triangles, applications of congruent triangles, quadrilaterals, similarity, right triangles and trigonometry, circles, polygons and area, surface area and volume, coordinate geometry, and transformations. Technology is stressed and integrated in lessons and exercises throughout the course in order to improve student’s overall understanding and performance on tests. Some hands-on activities using manipulative will also be included to better understand three dimensional
concepts.

Pre-requisites: Successful completion of Algebra 1

Personal Finance

Required

Grade: 12

Semester - This course develops life-long skills for making wise financial decisions. The content includes the use of credit, financial planning, investments, banking services, insurance (auto, life and health) and budgeting.

Pre-Calculus

Elective

Grade: 11 or 12

This course is designed to better prepare you for calculus. In this course we will be covering absolute value, polynomials, quadratics, rational equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, matrices, probability, statistics, as well as trigonometry. We will also be covering how to graph the various functions discussed in the course.

Pre-requisites: Successful completion of Algebra 2

 

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