This course covers intermediate algebraic concepts to provide students with solid foundational skills to prepare them for success in PreCalculus and beyond. Topics include a review of real numbers and algebraic expressions, equations, inequalities, and problem-solving, systems of equations and inequalities in two and three variables, matrices, exponents, rational expressions and equations, radicals, complex numbers, functions and their graphs (quadratic, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and polynomial), conic sections, sequences, series, the Binomial Theorem, counting methods, and probability theory.
Students also have the opportunity to explore extension concepts including topics in statistics, as well as introductory precalculus skills including trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, equations, and applications.
Students will have access to learning resources through MyMathLabⓇ including an online textbook, an interactive lecture series of instructional videos aligned with the textbook, chapter test prep videos, student success tips videos, an online solution manual, and a student organizer to guide students through effective study skills including note-taking and practice exercises.
About the Martin-Gay High School Series
The textbook used for this course is written by Elayn Martin-Gay and published by Pearson. Best-selling author Elayn Martin-Gay firmly believes that with an accessible approach to math lessons, supported by student-friendly videos that elaborate on key math concepts, every math student can be successful. She has taught at the University of New Orleans for more than 25 years and earned numerous teaching awards along the way. Martin-Gay’s series of highly acclaimed videos are a key element of this robust High School Series.
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Course Length: Full Year
Grade Level: 11Sample Curriculum