426 Introduction to Algebra II
2 semesters, 1 credit
Open to juniors and seniors
Prerequisites: 410 Algebra I and 421 Introduction to Geometry or 420 Geometry and/or teacher approval
Introduction to Algebra II is a two semester course available to juniors and seniors. It is a second year algebra class designed for students who found Algebra 1 challenging. The course covers many of the Algebra 2 topics, but at a slower pace, with less material at one time, and at a lower difficulty level. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this class.
By the completion of this course, students will be able to…
- Simplify expressions involving numbers and variables.
- Solve equations and inequalities.
- Graph linear functions and write their equations.
- Solve systems of equations and inequalities.
- Simplify and factor polynomials and rational expressions.
- Solve polynomials and rational equations.
- Solve radical expressions.
- Solve polynomial functions.
- Identify and graph circles and parabolas.
- Evaluate algebraic expressions.
- Work with variable expressions.
- Perform various operations on radical expressions.
- Solve quadratic equations
- Solve one variable, multi-step equations with the distributive property.
- Identify functions and linear equations.
- Graph using the concept of translation.
By the completion of this course, students will know…
- The concepts and representations of lines
- How to solve systems of equations
- How to perform various operations on polynomials
- Conic sections
- The concepts of translations
This course last updated on January 4, 2019, by the Math Department.