## Math

Algebra I
Algebra one is a course designed to provide students with greater insight into problem solving. Our world is one in which we face the need to problem solve with varied strategies. Algebra one offers such topics as equation solving, factoring, functions, systems of equations, and number systems to help us in this endeavor.

Geometry
Geometry is a course designed to provide students with many opportunities to reason mathematically. Through the study of topics like parallel lines, congruent triangles, quadrilaterals, geometric inequalities, circles, and right triangles, students are called upon to make judgments and give reasons for each mathematical step.

Geometry (Honors)
This course covers the same topics as geometry. It is a more rigorous course and moves at a brisker pace. The students who take this course are required to have done very well in Algebra I.

Algebra II
This is a study of the use of advanced algebra skills and concepts in the set of real and complex numbers. Through problem solving strategies they study real numbers in equations and inequalities, functions and graphs. They study systems of equations and inequalities, using matrices, determinants and a graphing calculator. The study of functions focuses on quadratic functions as well as polynomial functions. Conic sections are graphed and equations are written.

Algebra II (Honors)
This is a study of the use of advanced algebra skills and concepts in the set of real and complex numbers. Through problem solving strategies they study exponential and logarithmic functions, sequences and series, real numbers in equations and inequalities, functions and graphs. They study systems of equations and inequalities, using matrices, determinants and a graphing calculator. The study of functions focuses on quadratic functions as well as polynomial functions. Conic sections are graphed and equations are written. Trigonometric functions, graphs, identities and equations complete the topical items in the course. The prerequisite for this class is an A in Geometry.

Pre-AP Calculus (Honors)
Honors Pre-Calculus is a study of varied topics which include more than a quarter of trigonometry. The course also includes a study of functions, linear and quadratic regression, solutions of linear, quadratic and higher order equations and inequalities, logarithms, exponential equations, conic sections, probability, matrices and limits. A TI-83/84 calculator is required. The prerequisite for this course is an A in Algebra II, an A or B in Honors Algebra II or a successful completion of Advanced Functions and Modeling.