Credit Recovery - Algebra 2A

 Course Description In this course students will use their prior knowledge from previous courses to learn and apply Algebra II skills. This course will include topics such as functions, radical functions, rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometry, geometry, conic sections, systems of equations, probability, and statistics. Students will apply the skills that they learn in this course to real world situations. Course Objectives Understand the major topics in Algebra IIIdentify how the major topics in Algebra II relate to real world situations.Apply the topics in Algebra II to various problems.Explain how the topics in Algebra II relate to the greater context of mathematics. Course Outline Unit I: Linear and Quadratic FunctionsSection 1- Functions and RelationsSection 2- Solving Linear Equations and InequalitiesSection 3- Writing and Graphing Linear Equations and InequalitiesSection 4- Graphing Quadratic FunctionsSection 5- Solving Quadratic Equations and InequalitiesSection 6- Graphing Zeros and Min/Max ValuesSection 7- Determining a Quadratic FunctionUnit II: Radical FunctionsSection 1- Roots and Properties of ExponentsSection 2- Graphing Radical Functions and Domain and RangeSection 3- Solving Radical EquationsUnit III: Rational FunctionsSection 1- Direct and Inverse VariationSection 2- Graphing Rational Functions and Domain and RangeSection 3- Solving Rational EquationsUnit IV: Exponential and Logarithmic FunctionsSection 1- Comparing Exponential and Logarithmic FunctionsSection 2- Graphing Exponential Functions and Domain and RangeSection 3- Exponential Growth and DecaySection 4- Graphing Logarithmic Functions and Domain and RangeSection 5- Solving Exponential and Logarithmic EquationsUnit V: Trigonometric FunctionsSection 1- Right Triangle TrigonometrySection 2- Basic Angles and Radian MeasureSection 3- Trigonometric Values in all Four QuadrantsSection 4- Inverse Trigonometric ValuesSection 5- Graphing Trigonometric FunctionsSemester I ExamUnit VI: Systems of Equations and InequalitiesSection 1- Matrices and DeterminantsSection 2- Systems of EquationsSection 3- Systems of InequalitiesSection 4- Systems of Equations with Three VariablesUnit VII: GeometrySection 1- Constructing and Transforming Geometric ShapesSection 2- Geometry of QuadrilateralsSection 3- Geometry of TrianglesSection 4- Geometry of CirclesUnit VIII: Conic SectionsSection 1- Introduction to Conic SectionsSection 2- ParabolasSection 3- CirclesSection 4- EllipsesSection 5- HyperbolasUnit IX: Probability and StatisticsSection 1- Determining ProbabilitySection 2- Permutations and CombinationsSection 3- Binomial TheoremSection 4- Scatterplots and Lines of Best FitSection 5- Scatterplots and Curves of Best FitSection 6- Sampling Methods and Experimental DesignsSection 7- The Normal CurveUnit X: Patterns and Sequences, Logic and ReasoningSection 1- Arithmetic Sequences and SeriesSection 2- Geometric Sequences and SeriesSection 3- Logic Required Software Java is needed for the embedded graphing calculator applet (GCalc). A free download is available at http://www.java.com/en/download/.