 Algebra 2 Information

Proficiencies:

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% 