Math

Algebra 1-1 (.50 credits) – Topic areas include algebraic expressions and equations, writing numbers in exponential form, using standard and scientific calculators, integers, absolute values, review of additive identity, like terms, using reciprocals to solve problems, evaluating expressions using order of operations, inverse operations, eliminating fractions, identification of the x and y axes, linear equations, graphing with constants, rules of exponents, binomials, trinomials, using the FOIL method, factoring out monomials, trinomial squares, and quadratic equations.

Algebra 1-2 (.50 credits) – Continuing coursework from the Algebra 1-1 that covers finding solutions of linear systems of equations by graphing, eliminating variables, motion problems, using negative one as a factor, identifying the least common multiple of expressions, ratio and proportion, using inequalities to solve problems, equations with absolute values, irrational numbers, radical expressions, finding the value of a function, using vertex and axis of symmetry or the T-table, problem solving involving joint and combined variation, and identifying and evaluating the discriminant of a quadratic equation.

Algebra 2-1 (.50 credits) – Topic areas include review of the real number system including rational numbers, rules for combining and multiplying real numbers, order of operations, connecting words and numbers through expressions, developing a plan to solve a problem, combining like terms, definition and examples of ordered pairs, grids, quadrants, abscissa, defining linear equations, graphing equation systems, three-variable equations, matrix multiplication, transformation, point and matrix transformations, polynomial types, zero as an exponent, finding higher variables, factoring numerators, and solving complex rationals.

Algebra 2-2 (.50 credits) – Continuing coursework from the Algebra 2-1 that covers review of square roots, radicals, complex pure and imaginary numbers, solving and factoring, identifying and evaluating the discriminant of a quadratic equation, rewriting equations, solving problems with number lines, graphing parabola, circle parts and formulas, hyperbola, graphing quadratic relations and inequalities, inverse functions, compound interest problems, sequences of numbers, identification of sigma, examples and definition of common ratios, finite series, and solving factorial problems.

Geometry 1 and 2 (1.00 credits) – Introduces and expands upon basic geometric terms commonly used and also covers geometric concepts including angles, perpendicular and parallel lines, rays and transversals, measuring line segments, lines, segments, sides and vertices of angles, acute, obtuse, and right angles, parallel and skew lines, acute, obtuse, and right triangles, calculating perimeter, volume and area of trapezoids, polygons, proportional ratios, pyramids, cones, spheres, chords, circumference, tangents, and angle measurement.

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