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ADVANCED ALGEBRA & TRIGONOMETRY SYLLABUS


Amy Malone
Goal: To foster creative thinking and help every student achieve his/her highest potential in mathematics

Topics:

  • Equations, Inequalities, and Mathematical Modeling
  • Functions and Their Graphs
  • Polynomial Functions
  • Rational Functions and Conics
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
  • Trigonometry
  • Systems of Equations and Inequalities
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Sequences, Series, and Probability


Materials: (Bring to class every day)

  • 3 ring binder (suggested sections - notes, homework, quizzes/tests)
  • Pencil(s) with eraser
  • Paper (regular notebook paper and graph paper)
  • Calculator (TI-84 graphing calculator is recommended)


Math Lab: Tuesday and Thursday 12:05-12:30 in room 306, Friday 12:35-1:00 in room 304

  • Lab is limited to 5 students each day.
  • The purpose of math lab is not to complete today's homework assignment. Math lab is for extra help when a student is absent or behind.

Homework

  • Will be assigned daily, checked at the beginning of the next class, and may be taken up for a grade
  • In order to receive full credit, students must complete all assigned problems with any processes shown clearly and completely.
  • Work turned in late will lose 1 point for each day late.
  • Students will be given one extra day to turn in work for each day the student is absent.


Quizzes/Tests:

  • Will be given a full class period to complete (students will not be allowed more than 55 minutes to complete any test including makeups)
  • Will always be given on Wednesday or Friday
    MAKEUP TESTS/QUIZZES
  • Must be taken in the testing lab on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday in room 305.
  • Since students will be given a maximum of 55 minutes to complete a test, students should plan to report directly to the testing lab at 12:00 with their lunch. (Students may bring their lunch from home or purchase from the cafeteria.) Extended time will NOT be given, so plan accordingly.


Final Grade:
1st semester grade

  • 1st quarter 40%
  • 2nd quarter 40%
  • Semester exam 20%

2nd semester grade

  • 1st quarter 40%
  • 2nd quarter - 40%
  • Semester exam 20%

Final Grade

  • 1st semester 50%
  • 2nd semester 50%
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