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Course Description:  Trigonometry 

                                                                          Trigonometry is an extensive study of relationships among parts of triangles both right and oblique.  It also includes proving of identities, solving and graphing of trigonometric equations, radian measure, polar coordinates, complex numbers, logarithms, as well as sharpening algebra skills.

Note:  Trigonometry is a weighted class.

Needed Materials:             Pencils, paper, and scientific calculator.


Course Description:   Geometry

                                                       Geometry will study properties of two and three dimensional figures.  Proper notation, defintions, postulates, and theorems will be applied with logical reasoning to write formal proofs of geometric properties.  Relationships of angles made by parallel lines, parts and types of triangles, congruent and similar polygons, indentifying quadrilaterals, and properties of circles will be emphasized.  Finding missing parts of right triangles usying Pythagorean Theorem, 45-45-90 and 30-60-90 relationships, and trigonometry will also be covered as well as finding perimeter, circumference, area, volume, and surface area of geometric figures.    


Needed Materials:             Pencils, paper, three-ring binder (2in), and scientific calculator.



Course Description:   Algebra II

                                              Algebra II will continue to build on the concepts of Algebra I, such as solving equations, slope and graphing, systems, and factoring.  Quadratics, complex numbers, functions and inverses, radicals, conic sections, solving higher order equations, and rational expressions will be studied.

Needed Materials:             Pencils, paper, and scientific calculator.


Course Descripton:          Algebra I

                                                   Algebra I will continue to build on the concepts of number sense, algebraic operations, and data analysis/statistics that were studied in Jr. High.  The major emphasis will be on solving and graphing linear equations, inequalities, and systems, as well as exponents and factoring.  Other topics of study include relations, functions, radicals, and quadratics.

Needed Materials:            Pencils, paper, and scientific calculator.