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Welcome to our Algebra 2 course, designed to meet the requirements for A-G high school credits. If you prefer a non A-G track, you can make this selection during the registration process. Our syllabus aligns with the approved A-G requirements for Ocean Grove School.

**Course Options:**

A-G Approved: Meets high school Algebra 2 requirements for college admissions.

Non A-G Option: Choose this option upon registration for a customized learning path.**In-Person or Zoom:**

**Attend classes either in person or live via Zoom, ensuring flexibility and inclusivity.Welcoming Learning Space: We focus on creating a supportive environment where making mistakes is part of the learning process, and collaboration is encouraged.**

Approved Syllabus: Follow an approved syllabus through Ocean Grove Charter School, with enrollment open to students from any school or homeschool.

Review and extend the concepts covered in Algebra 1, including:

Equations and Inequalities

Coordinates and Graphs

General Functions

Polynomial and Rational Functions

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Trigonometric Functions of Angles and Real Numbers

Analytic Trigonometry

Systems of Equations and Inequalities

Sequences and Series**Mathematical Language:**

Emphasize acquiring the specialized vocabulary and language patterns of mathematics, crucial for understanding and appreciating the subject.**Class Requirements:**

Homework: Assigned at each class meeting, ranging from 30 to 60 minutes, with submissions due at the next class unless specified otherwise.

Exams and Quizzes: Chapter exams and quizzes to be completed at home; A-G students will have a proctored final exam.

Class Structure: The first third of each session is dedicated to reviewing previous material and addressing questions; the remaining time focuses on new information and note-taking skills.**Textbook:****Online Access: **Free online textbook available here.

When you get to the Big Ideas Math Easy Access page, click on the blue Algebra 2 book image.__Optional Hard Copy:__

Title: BIG IDEAS MATH Algebra 2: Common Core Student Edition

Year: 2015 1st Edition

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT

ISBN-13: 978-1608408405

ISBN-10: 160840840X**Materials Needed:**

Completed homework from the previous class

Two graph paper notebooks (one for homework, one for notes)

Pencil with plenty of eraser**Fall Semester Topics**

Linear Functions

Quadratic Functions

Quadratic Equations and Complex Numbers

Polynomial Functions

Rational Exponents and Radical Functions

Grant us the privilege of guiding your student through their Algebra 2 journey! Join us in this engaging course to build a strong foundation in Algebra 2 and prepare for future academic success.

**Spring Semester Topics**

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Rational Functions

Sequences and Series

Trigonometric Ratios and Functions

Probability

Data Analysis and Statistics