Algebra 2 Information


At the completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Interpret the structure of expressions.

  • Understand solving equations as a process of reasoning and explain the reasoning.

  • Represent and solve equations and inequalities graphically.

  • Write expressions in equivalent forms to solve problems.

  • Create equations that describe numbers or relationships.

  • Understand the relationship between zeros and factors of polynomials.

  • Use polynomial identities to solve problems.

  • Interpret functions that arise in applications in terms of the context.

  • Analyze functions using different representations.

  • Build a function that models a relationship between two quantities.

  • Build new functions from existing functions.

  • Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

  • Perform arithmetic operations with complex numbers.

  • Use complex numbers in polynomial identities and equations.

  • Perform arithmetic operations on polynomials.

  • Rewrite rational expressions.

  • Extend the domain of trigonometric functions using the unit circle.

  • Model periodic phenomena with trigonometric functions.

  • Prove and apply trigonometric identities.

  • Summarize, represent, and interpret data on a single count or measurement variable.

  • Understand and evaluate random processes underlying statistical experiments.

  • Make inferences and justify conclusions from sample surveys, experiments and observational studies.

  • Use probability to evaluate outcomes of decisions.

Course Requirements:

  • Students will be expected to maintain a high level of participation and preparedness. Students are expected to bring necessary supplies to class daily.

  • Students will be expected to attend class regularly.

  • Students will be expected to complete all assignments.

  • Students will be expected to successfully accomplish all graded work to include unit tests, quizzes and reports, and all class projects.

  • Students will be cooperative in class and contribute to the growth of the class.

Evaluation Procedures:    Marking period grades will be determined by:

Assessments 80%

Homework 15%

Classwork/Preparedness  5%