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 |

systems of three equations in three variables |

graph linear inequalities in two variables |

graph a system of linear inequalities in two variables |

graph piecewise-defined functions |

graph step functions |

solve absolute value equations |

solve absolute value inequalities |

graph absolute value functions |

construct absolute value functions |

transform absolute value functions |

transform other functions |

domain and range |

transform quadratic functions |

key characteristics of quadratic functions |

equivalent forms of quadratic functions |

word problems with quadratic equations |

complex numbers |

adding and subtracting complex numbers |

multiplying and dividing complex numbers |

constructing quadratic functions given solutions, including complex solutions |

long division of polynomials |

synthetic division of polynomials |

factor and remainder theorems |

factor polynomials |

find zeros of a polynomial equation |

the rational root theorem |

multiplicity of roots |

degree of polynomials |

complex roots of polynomials |

factoring over the complex numbers |

Descartes' rule of signs |

graphing polynomial functions |

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