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Mathematics

Mathematics

Math 9 (Grade 9) 3012

Math 9 3012 The fundamental purpose of Mathematics 9 is to formalize the mathematics that students learned in the middle grades. The critical areas, organized into units, develop understanding of linear relationships, in part by contrasting them with exponential phenomena, and in part by applying linear models to data that exhibit a linear trend. Mathematics 9 uses properties and theorems involving congruent figures to develop and extend understanding of geometric knowledge from prior grades. The final unit in the course ties together the algebraic and geometric ideas studied.

Math 9 with Support (Grade 9) 3013

The fundamental purpose of Mathematics 9 is to formalize the mathematics that students learned in the middle grades. The critical areas, organized into units, develop understanding of linear relationships, in part by contrasting them with exponential phenomena, and in part by applying linear models to data that exhibit a linear trend. Mathematics 9 with Support uses properties and theorems involving congruent figures to develop and extend understanding of geometric knowledge from prior grades. The final unit in the course ties together the algebraic and geometric ideas studied.

Math 9 (Part B) (Grade 9) 3013

The fundamental purpose of Mathematics 9 is to formalize the mathematics that students learned in the middle grades. The critical areas, organized into units, develop understanding of linear relationships, in part by contrasting them with exponential phenomena, and in part by applying linear models to data that exhibit a linear trend. Mathematics 9 uses properties and theorems involving congruent figures to develop and extend understanding of geometric knowledge from prior grades. The final unit in the course ties together the algebraic and geometric ideas studied.

Math 9 Honors (Grade 9) 3012H

The fundamental purpose of Honors Mathematics 9 is to formalize and extend the mathematics that students learned in the middle grades. The critical areas, organized into units, deepen and extend understanding of linear relationships, in part by contrasting them with exponential phenomena, and in part by applying linear models to data that exhibit a linear trend. Honors Mathematics 9 will emphasize the justification/proof of properties and theorems involving congruent figures to deepen and extend understanding of geometric knowledge from prior grades. The final unit in the course ties together the algebraic and geometric ideas studied and utilizes analytic proofs as justifications. Only students with a teacher recommendation should take this course.

Math 10 (Grade 10) 3014

A primary focus of Mathematics 10 is the study of quadratic functions, comparing and contrasting their characteristics and behavior to those of linear and exponential functions that were developed in Mathematics 9. Like Mathematics 9, Mathematics 10 is organized into six critical areas or units. Rational numbers are extended to the real complex numbers to ensure that all quadratics can be solved. Concepts in probability and data analysis developed in Mathematics 9 are extended to enable students to make and evaluate decisions. Geometric knowledge is expanded to include similarity with work centered on both rigid and non rigid transformations. The study of similarity provides a foundation for an introduction to right triangle trigonometry. The final unit in the course ties together the algebraic and geometric ideas studies.

Math 10 Honors (Grade 10) 2014H

A primary focus of Mathematics 10 is the study of quadratic functions, comparing and contrasting their characteristics and behavior to those of linear and exponential functions that were developed in Mathematics 10. The critical areas, organized into units, deepen and extend understanding of quadratic relationships and apply quadratic models and their graphs in real world situations. Concepts in probability and data analysis developed in Mathematics 9 are extended to enable students to make and evaluate decisions. Geometric knowledge is expanded to include similarity with work-centered on both rigid and non rigid transformations. Honors Mathematics 10 will emphasize the justification/proof of properties and theorems involving parallel lines, special quadrilaterals, and similar figures to deepen and extend understanding of geometric knowledge from prior experiences. The final unit in the course ties together the algebraic and geometric ideas studied and utilizes analytic proofs as justifications.

Math 11 (Grade 11)

Math 11 offers a more personalized learning plan aligned to the student’s career aspirations—Math 11 LA, Math 11 STEM, or Math 11 TR. It is in Math 11 that students consolidate previous learning to become college and career ready. Content is organized into four units that include probability and statistics, expansion of functions, and a study of right triangle trigonometry. Select one of the following to be taken in the junior year:

  • Math 11 LA 3015
    The course is designed for college-bound students who are not planning to pursue a STEM career.
  • Math 11 STEM 3016
    Math II STEM is designed for students who plan to pursue a college major in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics areas.
  • Math 11 TR
    Math 11 TR is the first part of a two-part course that will focus primarily on applicationsof mathematics with less emphasis on the theory that will be accentuated in the STEM version of this course. Both this course and Math 12 TR will integrate mathematics content with career-focused modeling.

Math 12 (Grade 12) 3018

This course is built on Math 11 STEM and is designed to provide the final springboard to calculus. Content is organized into six units that include complex numbers, vectors, and matrices; rational functions and their properties; an extension of the trigonometric functions; applications of conic sections, and an intuitive approach to limits.

College Transition Mathematics for Seniors (Grade 12) 3052

All students who are in the professional pathway and the college-bound skilled pathway who do not achieve the State assessment college readiness benchmarks for mathematics are required to take this college transition mathematics course during their senior year. The course addresses objectives in Algebra, Algebra II and Geometry/Trigonometry and is aligned to the ACT College Readiness Benchmarks.

Algebra II (Grades 10 and 11) 3041

The course focus includes linear and quadratic equations, inequalities and functions, products and factors of polynomials, rational expressions, irrational and complex numbers, polynomial functions and conic sections. Course will emphasize applications of these concepts through word problems. Equipment: Graphing Calculator.

Algebra III/College Preparator Math (Grade 12)

Algebra III/College Prep Math is intended for students who have mastered the concepts of Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II. Algebra III objectives develop and extend properties of higher degree polynomial functions, rational functions, exponential functions and logarithmic functions using the common concepts and language of algebraic, graphical, and conceptual understanding of abstract ideas and modeling real world applications is stressed, making use of calculators, computers, and interactive activities.

College Calculus I (Grade 12) 3144

This is an introduction to limits, continuity, derivatives and anti-derivatives, definite integrals and applications of the derivatives. This course is offered during the third block by a Potomac State instructor.

College Calculus II (Grade 12) 3144

This course covers techniques of integration, application of the definite integral, polar coordinates, indeterminate forms and infinite series. This course is offered during third block by a Potomac State instructor.

Honors Pre-Calculus (Grade 11-12) 3046

This course will include concepts beyond trigonometry, which will prepare the student for a college-level course in calculus. Requires Algebraic skills and places strong emphasis on functions and their graphs. Prerequisite: Trigonometry. Equipment: Scientific Calculator or Graphing Calculator.

AP Statistics (Advanced Placement) (Grade) 3033

The purpose of the AP course in statistics is to introduce the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing and drawing conclusions from data. Students are exposed to four broad conceptual themes: exploring data, sampling and experimentation, anticipating patterns, and statistical inference.

College Algebra (Grade 12) 30210X

This course is taught by a Potomac State College instructor. The course is a review of the real number system and algebraic expressions, equations, inequalities, graphing, functions, basic matrix operations and properties, systems of equations, polynomials, county and probability.

Conceptual Mathematics (Grade 12) 3044

This is a course for students who have completed geometry. A review of major topics from algebra and geometry will extend concepts into practical use. The mathematics of finance with integration of graphing calculators and computer spreadsheet and database applications is included. A study of data analysis and probability is also included. Equipment: Scientific Calculator

Probability and Statistics (Grade 12) 3047

This course provides instruction in probability and statistics as an introduction to inferential statistics. Statistical techniques will be used to analyze collected data. Various methods of data collection will be used. Prerequisites: Geometry or Math 9, Algebra II or Math 10.

Trigonometry (Grades 11-12) 3048

This course develops an understanding of both triangular and circular functions with their properties and graphs. Trigonometric equations, inverse trigonometric functions, polar coordinates, and complex numbers are also included in the course. Prerequisites: Geometry, Algebra II. Equipment: Scientific Calculator or Graphing Calculator.

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