# MATHEMATICS

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**COURSE OFFERINGS**

**#B20000**-**MATH 1 (P)** - Grades 9-11

**Length**: Year**Credits**: 10**High School Subject Area:**Math**UC Subject Area**: C**Prerequisites**: None.

Math I is the first of a three (3) course sequence including Math 1, Math 2, and Math 3. This one (1) year course satisfies the Common Core Standards Integrated Pathway model. It strengthens and builds on students‘ previous knowledge of middle school mathematics. This course focuses on algebraic expressions, linear functions, basic exponential functions, coordinate geometry, and descriptive statistics. Instructors use a variety of instructional strategies including discovery and experimentation, group and individual presentations, direct instruction, and technology use.

**#ZZ1602**-**MATH SUPPORT** - Grades 9-11

**Length**: Year**Credits**: 10**High School Subject Area:**Math**UC Subject Area**: None**Prerequisites**: Teacher recommendation from 8th grade and/or strong desire to be in the class.

This course is taken concurrently with Math 1. It provides an opportunity for students to build a strong mathematical foundation while practicing the Common Core State Standards and Mathematical Practices. Students have time to be supported working on their current math classwork, use technology to remediate basic skills, and focus on healthy study habits. The Math Support class will focus on re-teaching, tutorial support, and pre-teaching. Students will earn a graded elective credit for this class.

**#B22000**-**MATH 2 (P)** - Grades 9-12

**Length**: Year**Credits**: 10**High School Subject Area:**Math**UC Subject Area**: C**Prerequisites**: Recommended "C" in both semesters of Math 1. Eight graders must qualify via math placement test

Math 2 is the second of the Integrated Mathematics sequence including Math 1, Math 2, and Math 3. The Math 2 course focuses on extending the laws of exponents to rational exponents, comparing key characteristics of quadratic functions with those of linear and exponential functions, creating and solving equations and inequalities involving linear, exponential, and quadratic expressions, extending work with probability, right triangle trigonometry and establishing criteria for similarity of triangles based on dilations and proportional reasoning. Instructional practices focus on constructing viable arguments, reasoning abstractly and quantitatively, as well as modeling with mathematics.

**#B22100**-**MATH 2A** - Grades 9-10

**Length**: Year**Credits**: 10**High School Subject Area:**Math**UC Subject Area**: C**Prerequisites**: Current ninth graders: Recommended "A" in both semesters of Math 1. Eighth graders must qualify via math placement test and teacher recommendation.

The Math 2A course is set up to meet the needs of students with demonstrated talent and interest in mathematics. Math 2A is an accelerated course with more difficult problems than Math 2. It is faster-paced and incorporates supplemental topics with an emphasis on logic and proof. This is a very rigorous and challenging course.

**#B23000**-**MATH 3 (P)** - Grades 10-12

**Length**: Year**Credits**: 10**High School Subject Area:**Math**UC Subject Area**: C**Prerequisites**: Recommended "C" or better in both semesters of Math 2.

Math 3 is the third of the Integrated Mathematics sequence including Math 1, Math 2, and Math 3. It is in Math 3 that students pull together and apply the accumulation of learning that they have from their previous courses, with content grouped into four critical areas. They apply methods from probability and statistics to draw inferences and conclusions from data. Students expand their repertoire of functions to include polynomial, rational, and radical functions. They expand their study of right triangle trigonometry to include general triangles. And, finally, students bring together all of their experience with functions and geometry to create models and solve contextual problems. The Mathematical Practice Standards apply throughout each course and, together with the content standards, prescribe that students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations.

**#B23100**-**MATH 3A** - Grades 10-11

**Length**: Year**Credits**: 10**High School Subject Area:**Math**UC Subject Area**: C**Prerequisites**: Recommended "C" or better in both semesters of Math 2.

The Math 3A course is set up to meet the needs of students with demonstrated talent and interest in mathematics. Math 3A is an accelerated course with more difficult problems than Math 3. It is a faster paced course and students are expected to analyze, synthesize and problem-solve at a higher level. Advanced projects and problem solving assignments are used to encourage students to think more in depth about mathematical concepts. This is also a very rigorous and challenging course

**#B24000**-**TRIGONOMETRY/PRE-CALCULUS** - Grades 11-12

**Length**: Year**Credits**: 10**High School Subject Area:**Math**UC Subject Area**: C**Prerequisites**: Recommended "C" or better in both semesters of Math 3 OR Math 3A.

This is the fourth year of the college prep sequence. This course has one semester of Trigonometry and one semester of Math Analysis. Topics covered include trigonometric functions, circular functions, trigonometric identities and equations, right and oblique triangles, graphing of sinusoids, vectors, functions, conic sections, exponents and logs, and an introduction to limits and difference quotients.

**#B25300**-**AP PRE-CALCULUS** - Grades 11-12

**Length**: Year**Credits**: 10**High School Subject Area:**Math**UC Subject Area**: C**Prerequisites**: Recommended "A" or better in both semesters of Math 3 OR "C" or better in both semesters of Math 3A.

This AP course is more rigorous than Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus, covers concepts in more depth, offers more challenging problems, is faster-paced, and presents additional Advanced Math topics in order to better prepare the student for calculus. This course carries an extra grade point.

**#B25300**-**AP PRE-CALCULUS** - Grades 11-12

**Length**: Year**Credits**: 10**High School Subject Area:**Math**UC Subject Area**: C**Prerequisites**: Recommended "A" or better in both semesters of Math 3 OR "C" or better in both semesters of Math 3A.

This AP course is more rigorous than Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus, covers concepts in more depth, offers more challenging problems, is faster-paced, and presents additional Advanced Math topics in order to better prepare the student for calculus. This course carries an extra grade point.

**#B25200**-**AP CALCULUS AB** - Grades 12

**Length**: Year**Credits**: 10**High School Subject Area:**Math**UC Subject Area**: C**Prerequisites**: Recommended "B" or better in both semesters of Trig/Pre-Calculus OR "C" or better in both semesters of Trig/Pre-Calculus H.

This course is intended for students who have a thorough knowledge of college preparatory mathematics. The course is college - level and is intended to provide the opportunity to complete the first semester of college calculus. The student will be expected to take the Calculus AP examination (AB level) so as to seek college credit for the first semester of calculus in a college or university. Some of the topics covered are functions, limits, continuity, differentiation, max - min problems, related rates, integration riemann sums, solids of revolution, and applications. use of graphing calculators is required

**#B25001**-**AP STATISTICS** - Grades 12

**Length**: Year**Credits**: 10**High School Subject Area:**Math**UC Subject Area**: C**Prerequisites**: Recommended "C" or better in both semesters of Math 3 or Trig/Pre-Calculus.

AP Statistics is the high school equivalent of a one-semester, introductory college statistics course. In this course, students develop strategies for collecting, organizing, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students design, administer, and record results from surveys and experiments. Probability and simulations aid students in constructing models for chance behavior. Sampling distributions provide the logical structure for confidence intervals and significance tests. The use of statistical software is demonstrated and examples of output from statistical software are provided.

**#ZZ1603**-**PERSONAL BUSINESS/FINANCE** - Grades 12

**Length**: Year**Credits**: 10**High School Subject Area:**Math**UC Subject Area**: G**Prerequisites**: Completion of Math 3 or Math Essentials

This year-long course will provide students with real-world skills and knowledge using many business and finance concepts related to personal finance. This one-year course prepares the individual to make short-term and long-term financial plans. it prepares students to make sound financial and business decisions from day one of leaving high school until they retire and make plans for their future family members.

Students will utilize Algebra concepts such as properties of real numbers, solving first-degree equations, graphing and interpreting linear equations, solving systems of equations, exponents and exponential equations, positive and negative numbers, inequalities, formulas, fractions, probability, and statistics. Additionally, the course brings industry experts and presentations to help students grasp concepts based on real-world situations. The capstone involves a 10-week immersive budgeting an investing simulation. Some topic areas include;

The Steps to Financial Planning

Paychecks and the Values of Money

Federal and State taxes

Interpreting cashflow, budget planning, and Balance sheets

Career Pathways and Job applications

Hard and soft skills for the business environment

FAFSA application

Real estate as an investment vehicle

Retirement plans

investigating universities or non-traditional costs of education

Health and life insurance options

World, state, and local economics

Obtaining and protecting credit

Personal loans and credit cards

Banking concepts

Saving types (401k,cd’sm,mmda’s, index funds, etc.)

Entrepreneurship

Wills, trusts, and estate planning

Students will earn a graded elective credit for this class.