Algebra - Semester I

Description
Algebra Semester I covers concepts on Ratios, Percentages, Proportions, Rates and final touches on Special Factoring techniques. This course allows the students to handle problems with ease and confidence. We will have two exams during the course to make sure students are on track the concepts learned.

Class Outline
Lesson 1: Ratios and Percentages
  • More Challenging Ratio Problems
Lesson 2: Ratios and Percentages
  • Percentage word Problems
Lesson 3: Proportions
  • Direct, Inverse and Joint Proportions
Lesson 4: Rate Problems
Lesson 5: Rate Problems
  • Harmonic Mean 
  • Moles Digging Holes
Lesson 6: Graphing Lines 
  • Number Line and Cartesian Plane
  • Introduction to Graphing Linear Equations
  • Using Slope in Problems
Lesson 7: Graphing Lines 
  • Find the Equation of lines
  • Slope and Intercepts
  • Comparing Lines
Lesson 8: Exam
Lesson 9: Introduction to Inequalities
  • Basics
  • Which is Greater
Lesson 10: Introduction to Inequalities
  • Linear Inequalities
  • Graphing Inequalities
Lesson 11: Introduction to Inequalities
  • Optimization
Lesson 12: Quadratic Equations – Part I 
  • Getting Started with Quadratics
  • Factoring Quadratics I
Lesson 13: Quadratic Equations – Part I 
  • Factoring Quadratics II
  • Sums and Products of Roots of a Quadratics
Lesson 14: Special Factorizations
  • Squares of Binomials
  • Differences of Squares
Lesson 15: Special Factorizations
  • Sum and Difference of Cubes
  • Rationalizing Denominators
  • Simon’s Favorite Factoring Trick
Lesson 16: Exam

Algebra - Semester II

Description
Algebra Semester II covers Quadratic Equations with different methods of factoring, functions and arithmetic, geometric sequences. This course allows the students to handle problems with ease and confidence. We will have two exams during the course to make sure students are on track the concepts learned.

Class Outline
Lesson 1: Complex Numbers
    • Imaginary Numbers
    • Complex Numbers
Lesson 2: Quadratic Equations – Part 2
    • Squares of Binomials Revisited
    • Completing the Square
Lesson 3:Quadratic Equations – Part 2
    • The Quadratic Formula
    • Applications and Extensions
Lesson 4: Graphing Quadratics
    • Parabolas
Lesson 5: Graphing Quadratics
    • Circles
Lesson 6: More Inequalities
    • Quadratic Inequalities
    • Beyond Quadratics
Lesson 7: More Inequalities
    • The Trivial Inequality 
    • Quadratic Optimization
Lesson 8: Exam
Lesson 9: Functions
    • The Machine
    • Combining Functions – Add, Multiplication and Division functions
Lesson 10: Functions
    • Composition 
    • Inverse Functions
Lesson 11: Functions 
    • Problem solving with Functions
    • Operations
Lesson 12: Graphing Functions
    • Basics
    • Transformations
Lesson 13: Polynomials
    • Addition and Subtraction
    • Multiplication
Lesson 14: Sequences and Series 
    • Arithmetic Sequence
    • Arithmetic Series
Lesson 15: Sequences and Series
    • Geometric Sequence
    • Geometric Series
Lesson 16: Exam


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