# Mathematics

Utilizing an innovative math curriculum, students master concepts in subject areas such as Algebra, Geometry, and Advanced Math. This interactive format is challenging, yet engaging, and exceeds the most demanding academic expectations.

## Courses

### MATH 7A (Middle School)

Math 7 (1 of 2) explores adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing rational numbers by using analogies, number lines, rules, and properties. Topics include solving problems involving proportional relationships given in tables, diagrams, graphs, equations, and verbal descriptions. Geometry topics include solving problems involving scale drawings, circles, angle relationships, areas, volumes, three-dimensional shapes, and drawing geometric shapes.

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 7 PREREQUISITES: None

### MATH 7B (Middle School)

Math 7 (2 of 2) explores subtracting and dividing rational numbers by using different methods to perform four operations. Topics include: interpreting proportional relationships and equivalent expressions, writing and solving linear equations and inequalities to solve real-world problems, comparing two data sets of random samples using their center values and variability measures to make conclusions about populations. Geometry topics include solving problems that involve the area, surface area, volume, and cross-sections of two- or three-dimensional objects.

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 7 PREREQUISITES: None

### MATH 8A (Middle School)

Students explore rational and irrational numbers, solving linear equations from contextual situations, and analyzing properties of functions with a focus on linear functions.

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 8 PREREQUISITES: None

### MATH 8B (Middle School)

Students explore multi-step equations and proportions, applies knowledge of proportional relationships to geometry to perform transformations on figures, and prove similarity of figures through a series of transformations. Topics include: analyzing linear relationships and functions, solving systems of linear equations using different methods, application of algebraic skills to statistics, analyze and interpret patterns in bivariate data, and finding volumes of circular three dimensional objects.

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 8 PREREQUISITES: None

### ALGEBRA 1A

Students explore the application of properties to simplify expressions with exponents and radicals, relationships between rational and irrational numbers, solving linear equations and inequalities, applying knowledge of linear equations and inequalities to solve and graph systems of linear equations and inequalities, applying operations on polynomials, factoring quadratic expressions, and solving quadratic equations using different methods. **This course is offered in a traditional 1 credit option and extended 2 credit option. ****Honors course available*

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 9 PRE-REQUISITES: None

** 8th Grade Students may take course for high school credit if a school counselor determines they meet the criteria.

### ALGEBRA 1B

Students explore the analysis of different types of functions presented as equations, graphs, tables, verbal descriptions, identifying key features applied to real-world problems, using key features to compare different types of functions, transformations of functions, statistics, interpreting and analyzing data sets, as well as causation and correlation. **This course is offered in a traditional 1 credit option and extended 2 credit option.** **Honors course available*

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 9 PRE-REQUISITES: Algebra 1A

** 8th Grade Students may take course for high school credit if a school counselor determines they meet the criteria.

### ALGEBRA 2A

Students explore solving quadratic equations with complex solutions and perform operations on polynomials, uses polynomial identities to solve problems, analyzes polynomial functions using different representations, and solves polynomial equations graphically, works with rational functions, and performing arithmetic operations on rational functions to graph them. **This course is offered in a traditional 1 credit option and extended 2 credit option.** **Honors course available*

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 11 PRE-REQUISITES: Algebra 1 & Geometry

### ALGEBRA 2B

Students explore radical equations, rewriting expressions involving radicals, and graphing and solving radical equations. Concepts of trigonometry include ratios and using the unit circle to understand them, graph sine, cosine, and tangent functions, and explore key features to prove and apply trigonometric identities. **This course is offered in a traditional 1 credit option and extended 2 credit option. ****Honors course available*

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 11 PRE-REQUISITES: Algebra 2A & Geometry

### COLLEGE ALGEBRA A/B

Students explore mathematics in real-life situations, such as investments and interest, calculating loans and annuities. Topics include: comparing and contrasting solutions; interpreting results of calculations in context to a problem, calculating perimeter, area, surface area, and volume; converting units of measurement between different systems, and solving problems using exponential growth. **Dual Credit course available*

### CONSUMER MATHEMATICS A

Consumer Mathematics A reinforces general mathematics topics (such as arithmetic using rational numbers, measurement, ratio and proportion, and basic statistics) and apply these skills to consumer problems and situations. Applications typically include budgeting, taxation, credit, banking services, insurance, buying and selling products and services, home and/or car ownership and rental, managing personal income, and investment.

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 11 PREREQUISITES: Algebra 1 & Geometry

### CONSUMER MATHEMATICS B

Consumer Math B reinforces general mathematical skills, extends those skills to include some pre-algebra topics, and uses those skills primarily in occupational applications. Course topics typically include rational numbers, measurement, basic statistics, ratio and proportion, basic geometry, formulas and simple questions.

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 11 PREREQUISITES: Algebra 1 & Geometry

### DUAL CREDIT MODERN MATH

This course provides an opportunity to acquire an appreciation of the nature of mathematics and its relation to other aspects of our culture. The course applies mathematics to real-world problems. Topics include: probability, statistics, measurement, representation through graphs, taxes, interest, personal finance and set theory. **Dual Credit option only*

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 11 PRE-REQUISITES: Algebra 1 & Geometry

### GEOMETRY A

Students explore writing formal proofs and construction geometric figures. Topics include: transformations to explain the concepts of congruent and similar figures with a focus on the properties of congruent and similar triangles. Properties are proved with postulates, theorems, and formal proofs, as well as trigonometric ratios and their applications to real-world situations. **This course is offered in a traditional 1 credit option and extended 2 credit option.** **Honors available*

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 10 PRE-REQUISITES: Algebra 1A & Algebra 1B

### GEOMETRY B

Students explore writing formal proofs and constructing geometric figures. Topics include: slopes, midpoints, distance formula with a focus on their applications in coordinate proofs, theorems about circles as well as concepts related to circles, and two- and three-dimensional figures and probability. **This course is offered in a traditional 1 credit option and extended 2 credit option.** **Honors available*

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 10 PRE-REQUISITES: Geometry A

### PRE-ALGEBRA A

Students build an algebraic foundation to prepare students for Algebra I. Topics Include: reviewing integers and rational numbers, properties of numbers and working with exponents and roots, mastering the order of operations, variables, how to simplify expressions and solve multi-step equations, lines and linear equations, ordered pairs, the coordinate plane, and graphs.* *Pre-Algebra does not fulfill the high school math requirement, but can be taken as a remediation course for an elective credit.*

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: None PREREQUISITES: None

### PRE-ALGEBRA B

Students build an algebraic foundation to prepare students for Algebra I. Topics Include: reviewing integers and rational numbers, properties of numbers and working with exponents and roots, mastering the order of operations, variables, how to simplify expressions and solve multi-step equations, lines and linear equations, ordered pairs, the coordinate plane, and graphs * *Pre-Algebra does not fulfill the high school math requirement, but can be taken as a remediation course for an elective credit.*

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: None PREREQUISITES: None

### STATISTICS

Students explore how to make probability decisions, as well as how to use basic statistics and sampling processes to understand data sets and answer questions about samples and populations. Topics include: distinguishing between sets, using Venn diagrams to solve applied problems, probability and permutations, statistics, and calculating and interpreting data.

SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL: 11 PREREQUISITES: Algebra 2 and Geometry