This course expands the mathematical content and concepts of Algebra I and provides students with their first in-depth study of trigonometry. Students entering this class should have completed Geometry Enriched with a score of 85% or higher. Upon completion of this class, students will be qualified to enroll in Pre-Calculus (H) or Math Analysis.
In addition to acquiring specific mathematical content knowledge, students will enhance their ability to solve problems logically and to communicate their mathematical thinking. The knowledge and skills acquired in this class are especially important for students intending to study calculus, physics and other sciences, or engineering in college.
This course comprises the following topics: Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities, Functions, Graphing, Systems of Equations, Complex Numbers, Polynomials, Rational Expressions, Rational Equations, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Counting and Probability, Sequences and Series, Trigonometric Functions, Trigonometric Identities and Equations, Trigonometric Graphs and Applications.