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 

Course Outline
 Unit I: Linear and Quadratic Functions Section 1 Functions and Relations Section 2 Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities Section 3 Writing and Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities Section 4 Graphing Quadratic Functions Section 5 Solving Quadratic Equations and Inequalities Section 6 Graphing Zeros and Min/Max Values Section 7 Determining a Quadratic Function Unit II: Radical Functions Section 1 Roots and Properties of Exponents Section 2 Graphing Radical Functions and Domain and Range Section 3 Solving Radical Equations Unit III: Rational Functions Section 1 Direct and Inverse Variation Section 2 Graphing Rational Functions and Domain and Range Section 3 Solving Rational Equations Unit IV: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions Section 1 Comparing Exponential and Logarithmic Functions Section 2 Graphing Exponential Functions and Domain and Range Section 3 Exponential Growth and Decay Section 4 Graphing Logarithmic Functions and Domain and Range Section 5 Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations Unit V: Trigonometric Functions Section 1 Right Triangle Trigonometry Section 2 Basic Angles and Radian Measure Section 3 Trigonometric Values in all Four Quadrants Section 4 Inverse Trigonometric Values Section 5 Graphing Trigonometric Functions Semester I Exam Unit VI: Systems of Equations and Inequalities Section 1 Matrices and Determinants Section 2 Systems of Equations Section 3 Systems of Inequalities Section 4 Systems of Equations with Three Variables Unit VII: Geometry Section 1 Constructing and Transforming Geometric Shapes Section 2 Geometry of Quadrilaterals Section 3 Geometry of Triangles Section 4 Geometry of Circles Unit VIII: Conic Sections Section 1 Introduction to Conic Sections Section 2 Parabolas Section 3 Circles Section 4 Ellipses Section 5 Hyperbolas Unit IX: Probability and Statistics Section 1 Determining Probability Section 2 Permutations and Combinations Section 3 Binomial Theorem Section 4 Scatterplots and Lines of Best Fit Section 5 Scatterplots and Curves of Best Fit Section 6 Sampling Methods and Experimental Designs Section 7 The Normal Curve Unit X: Patterns and Sequences, Logic and Reasoning Section 1 Arithmetic Sequences and Series Section 2 Geometric Sequences and Series Section 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/. 