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Topics include: data and relationships; patterns, change and expressions; introducing functions; solving linear equations; analyzing linear functions and their graphs; and lines and distance, polynomials, factoring, quadratic and exponential functions, inequalities, systems of equations, radicals, and rational expressions and equations. Required material: scientific calculator. Prerequisite: 8th Grade Math.

MATHEMATICS

0801 Algebra I Connections                             1 year             Grade 9                      1 credit
Topics include: data and relationships; patterns, change and expressions; introducing functions; solving linear equations; analyzing linear functions and their graphs; and lines and distance, polynomials, factoring, quadratic and exponential functions, inequalities, systems of equations, radicals, and rational expressions and equations.  Required material: scientific calculator. Prerequisite: 8th Grade Math.

0802   Geometry Connections                    1 year               Grade 10                  1 credit
Topics include visual thinking and mathematical models, the foundations of geometry, angles and parallel lines, triangles, area, polygons and polyhedrons, similarity, circles and spheres, surface area and volume, and transformations, and patterns. Required material: scientific calculator. Prerequisite: Integrated Math I.

0807 Algebra II Connections                       1 year             Grade 12                   1 credit
Topics include problem solving, strategies, equations and inequalities, linear relations and functions, systems of equations and inequalities, matrices, polynomials, rational polynomial expressions, irrational and complex numbers, quadratic equations, quadratic relations and functions, conics, exponential and logarithmic functions. Required material: scientific calculator or preferably a graphics calculator. Prerequisite: Integrated Math III,

0814   Algebra I                                             1 year             Grade 9                      1 credit
Topics include set language, integers, real numbers, absolute value, linear equations, quadratic equations, polynomials, problem solving, factoring, graphing, inequalities, rational numbers, irrational numbers, measurement, data analysis, probability, estimation, functions, and formulas. Required material: scientific calculator. Prerequisite: Pre Algebra or Teacher recommendation.

0834   Geometry                                           1 year             Grades 9, 10             1 credit
Topics include the elements of geometry, inductive and deductive reasoning, angle relationships, perpendicular and parallel lines and planes, congruent and similar triangles, polygons, circles, constructions, and area. Required material: scientific calculator. Prerequisite: Algebra I.

0824   Algebra II                                            1 year             Grades 10, 11             1 credit
Topics include problem solving, strategies, equations and inequalities, linear relations and functions, systems of equations and inequalities, matrices, polynomials, rational polynomial expressions, irrational and complex numbers, quadratic equations, quadratic relations and functions, conics, exponential and logarithmic functions. Required material: scientific calculator or preferably a graphics calculator. Prerequisite: Geometry.

Topics include linear relations and functions, systems of equations and inequalities, the nature of graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, conic sections, sequences and series, combinations and permutations, limits, and polar coordinates.
and trigonometric functions and identities. Required material: graphics calculator.  Prerequisites: Algebra II and Geometry.

MATHEMATICS (continued)

0808 Applied Mathematical Concepts      1 year         Grade 12                                1 credit
This course prepares students to investigate contemporary issues mathematically and to apply the mathematics learned in earlier courses to answer questions that are relevant to their civic and personal lives. The course reinforces student understanding of: percent, functions and their graphs, probability and statistics, multiple representations of data and data analysis. This course also introduces functions of two variables and graphs in three dimensions. The applications in all sections should provide an opportunity for deeper understanding and extension of the material from earlier courses.                1 Credit     (Prerequisite: Algebra II, Algebra II Connections)

0846   Calculus                               1 year                       Grade 12                             1 credit
This course is designed for the senior who wants to maintain math skills while gaining a solid background in calculus. It will begin with a review of pre-calculus topics, followed by exploration of limits, derivatives, and integrals, and their applications. Required material: graphics calculator. Pre-requisite: Advanced Math or Honors Advanced Math.

HONORS – These are more rigorous courses that require significant work outside of class.

0835         Honors Geometry          1 year                      Grade 9                                   1 credit
Topics include the elements of geometry, inductive and deductive reasoning, angle relationships, perpendicular lines and parallel planes, congruent and similar triangles, polygons, circles, constructions, proportions, area and volume. Required materials: scientific calculator. Prerequisite; 8th Grade Algebra (A average)

0825         Honors Algebra II           1 year                      Grade 10                                1 credit
Topics include problem solving strategies, equations and inequalities, linear relations and functions, systems of equations and inequalities, matrices, polynomials, rational polynomial expressions, irrational and complex numbers, quadratic equations, quadratic relations and functions, conics, exponential and logarithmic functions, polynomial functions, and the basics of trigonometric functions. Required material: scientific calculator or preferably a graphics calculator. Prerequisite: Honors Geometry.

Topics include linear relations and functions, the nature of graphs, polynomial and rational functions, trigonometric functions and identities, conics, exponential functions and logarithmic functions. Required material: graphics calculator. Prerequisite: Honors Algebra II

0847 A.P. Calculus AB                   1 year                      Grade 12                                 1 credit
This is a college level course consisting of material that would generally be covered in the first year of college calculus. Topics include limits, the derivative and applications, and the definite and indefinite integral and applications. In April students will complete a rigorous review to prepare for the A.P. Calculus test administered by the College Board in early May, which may result in college credit being granted .Required material: Graphics calculator. Prerequisite: Honors Advanced Math. Fee: Advanced Placement Test Fee.

Math Sequence for 2011 Incoming Freshmen

 Course Taken in 8th Grade → 8th Grade Math PreAlgebra Algebra 1 9th Grade Algebra 1 Connections Algebra 1 Honors Geometry 10th Grade Geometry Connections Geometry Honors Algebra 2 11th Grade Algebra 2 Connections Algebra 2 Honors Advanced Math 12th Grade Applied Math: Must not have taken a course higher than Algebra 2 Advanced Math Or Applied Math (Must not have taken a course higher than Algebra 2 if taking Applied Math) A.P. Calculus Or Calculus