2017-2018 Calendar (semester-at-a-glance) for Algebra 2 (dates subject to change)
Algebra 2 First Semester Assignments (dates subject to change)
Algebra 2 Second Semester Assignments (dates subject to change)
Upcoming topics - these are videos I'll be organizing with particular sections or worksheets as we go through the year | |
construct absolute value functions | writing absolute value function equations from a graph another example of writing the equation of an absolute value function from a graph third example of writing the equation of an absolute value function from a graph |
add and subtract radicals | |
transform other functions | |
domain and range | 6 examples of finding domain and range from a graph domain and range using inverval notation more domain and range in interval notation |
constructing quadratic functions given solutions, including complex solutions | writing an equation when given the roots or zeros |
factor and remainder theorems | the factor and remainder theorems examples using the factor and remainder theorems synthetic division, the factor theorem, and the remainder theorem finding factors of polynomials with the factor and remainder theorems |
factor polynomials |
factor theorem, factoring a polynomial, and finding a polynomial from given roots |
find zeros of a polynomial equation | finding all the zeros of a polynomial |
the rational root theorem | using the rational root theorem to find all the factors of a polynomial using the rational zero theorem to find all the roots of a polynomial finding all the roots of a polynomial via the rational root theorem and synthetic division |
multiplicity of roots | Finding the zeros and multiplicity of polynomials |
end behavior of polynomials | |
degree of polynomials | how to find the degree of a monomial and of a polynomial finding the degree of a polynomial Determining the number of real zeros and the number of turning points from the degree what degree tells us about the number of x-intercepts and turning points x-intercepts and turning points, and how they relate to degree |
complex roots of polynomials | given one imaginary root, find all the other roots given an imaginary root, find all the other roots given one complex root, find all the other roots using the quadratic formula and ending up with complex zeros finding real and imaginary roots of a polynomial by factoring or recognizing quadratic form finding real and complex roots by starting with the rational root theorem starting with the rational root theorem to find all the roots of a polynomial |
factoring over the complex numbers | factoring expressions using complex numbers quadratic formula and completing the square to rewrite a polynomial using complex numbers |
Descartes' rule of signs | |
graphing polynomial functions | graphing polynomials, including a look at end behavior, zeros, and multiplicity-- a longer one, but it covers it all |
midpoint and distance between two points | |
equation of a circle | |
graphing circles | |
changing between forms of the equation of a circle | |
characteristics of parabolas | |
changing between forms of quadratic equations | |
graphing an ellipse | |
the equation of an ellipse | |
graphing a hyperbola | |
the equation of a hyperbola | |
Solve nonlinear systems of equations in two variables that contain at least one second-degree equation | |
writing rational expressions as a quotient and rational remainder | |
multiply and divide rational expressions | |
finding the least common multiple of polynomials | |
add and subtract rational expressions | |
graphing rational functions | |
transformations of rational functions | |
solve rational equations | |
rules of exponents | |
simplifying expressions with rational exponents | |
change between rational exponent form and radical form | |
simplifying radical expressions | |
simplify expressions with rational exponents | |
adding, subtracting, muliplying, and dividing radical expressions | |
rationalizing the denominator, including by using a conjugate | |
solve equations involving rational exponents | |
solve equations involving radical expressions | |
Graph square root functions and inequalities | |
transformations of radical functions | |
solve exponential equations that do not require logarithms | |
compound interest problems and exponential growth or decay problems | |
convert equations between exponential and logarithmic form | |
use the inverse relationship between exponents and logarithms to solve simple exponential equations | |
use the inverse relationship between exponents and logarithms to solve simple logarithmic equations | |
expand and condense expressions using properties of logarithms | |
solve problems by applying logarithms | |
operations on functions | |
compositions of functions | |
find inverses of functions | |
transformations of functions, including exponential and logarithmic functions | |
Desmos online graphing calculator
practice multiplying positive and negative numbers
practice adding positive and negative numbers
more practice solving equations
still more practice solving equations
practice with graphing linear equations in 2 variables
more practice with graphing linear equations in 2 variables
practice using algebra tiles for multiplying and dividing polynomials
more practice using algebra tiles for multiplying and dividing polynomials
practice factoring polynomials
practice simplifying square roots
Look for other java applets for practice
glencoe.com/sec/math/algebra/algebra1
glencoe.com/sec/math/studytools/
explore the effect
of various parameters on graphs of functions