Course Description: Are you planning to take Precalculus with Statistics, and want to brush up your Algebra 2 skills? In this seven-week course, Algebra 2 Review will review the major topics and strengthen the skills from Algebra 2, including functions, modeling and transformations, sequences and series, systems of equations, polynomials, exponentials, logarithms, rational exponents and roots, matrices, and basic trigonometry. Students will build confidence by in-class practice and refresh their comprehension of topics by watching video tutorials. Each week, pre-recorded videos are provided, followed by weekly live problem-solving sessions. No book is required for this course — all worksheets, activities and solutions will be provided by the teacher.
- Geometric Transformations and Matrices
- Matrices and Systems of Equations and Inequalities
- The Unit Circle and Radians
- Quadratics, Powers and Roots
- Quadratic Functions and Complex Numbers
- Solving and Analyzing Polynomial Functions
- Inverse and Composite Functions
- Exponentials and Logarithms
- Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
- Summation Notation and the Binomial Theorem
Who should apply: The well-prepared applicant is familiar has completed an Algebra 2 course and has the maturity to diligently complete the assigned homework and seek additional help when needed. Learning how to learn mathematics is stressed in this course, so students who are motivated to improve should apply.
An electronic tablet is recommended for writing on the whiteboard in class
High speed, broadband Internet
Sound card and microphone (for live sessions)
Streaming video capabilities to watch recorded lectures
Weekly assignments are downloaded as PDF files from the website.
A scanner is required so that students can scan their completed work and upload it to the website for grading.
No book is required for this course; all worksheets, activities and solutions will be provided by the teacher.
This course will have daily and weekly assignments. Daily assignments will consist of watching a video, answering questions based on the video, and electronic homework quizzes of short-answer and essay questions. Weekly assignments will be a “Questions” submission indicating problems or topics where the student needs extra help and scanned notes. Interactive, live class sessions will reinforce concepts and go over the questions that students have submitted for that week along with in-class group practice. Two bigger evaluations will be assigned, each covering half of the course, that students will complete in pencil, then scan and upload for grading.
Students will be graded on notes, homework quizzes and tests. Submitted student work will be graded and returned within one week of the due dates. Outside of class times, student may contact the teacher using the Canvas messages with any questions or concerns.
Grades are perpetually available throughout the course and parents may contact me through Canvas messages on the course website. Parents are encouraged to oversee the work of their student for timeliness and completeness.