MATH

__Algebra 1 – Tutor: Mrs. Michelle Smith __

Chapter titles include The Real Number System; Equations, Inequalities, and Applications; Graphs of Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables; Exponents and Polynomials, Factoring and Applications, Rational Expressions and Applications; Systems of Equations and Inequalities, Roots and Radicals; and Quadratic Equations. Mathematical puzzles have been implemented to give the students a more entertaining way to check themselves on the concepts they are learning. Students must complete a pre-test to determine if they have the fundamental skills to enter this class.

Text: Introductory Algebra, 7th edition, ISBN 0-321-06458-5; Solutions Manual ISBN 0-321-09105-1 (rented or purchased)

*A note on the text for the math series: Except for the geometry course, the mathematics sequence uses a very thorough community college textbook series that gives generous tri-colored examples, ample exercises within the context of each page as well as at the end of each section, modern day applications, and preparatory reviews and sample tests. The texts are written with a student-oriented approach, which works well for home schoolers. The series is written primarily by Margaret Lial and published by Addison Wesley. All the books in this series are older editions and can be purchased through Amazon or ebay OR we have a supply that can be rented through Shanan for a $45 deposit; $35 for precalculus and calculus. Solutions manuals are included (except for precalculus and calculus). $25 refundable if books are returned in good condition.

Course Credit: 1 credit of Math

Available: 8th grade and above

Annual Tuition: $500

__Algebra II – Tutor: Mrs. Michelle Smith__

Topics covered in this book include Review of the Real Number System, Linear Equations and Applications; Linear Inequalities and Absolute Value; Graphs, Linear Equations, and Functions; Systems of Linear Equations; Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions; Factoring ; Rational Expressions and Functions; Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions; Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, and Functions; Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Nonlinear Functions, Conic Sections, and Nonlinear Systems. Students must complete a pre-test to determine if they have the fundamental skills to enter this class.

Text: Intermediate Algebra, 11th edition, ISBN 0-321-71541-1; Solutions Manual, ISBN 0-321-71582-9 (rented or purchased)

*A note on the text for the math series: Except for the geometry course, the mathematics sequence uses a very thorough community college textbook series that gives generous tri-colored examples, ample exercises within the context of each page as well as at the end of each section, modern day applications, and preparatory reviews and sample tests. The texts are written with a student-oriented approach, which works well for homeschoolers. The series is written primarily by Margaret Lial and published by Addison Wesley. All the books in this series are older editions and can be purchased through Amazon or ebay OR we have a supply that can be rented through Shanan. The Algebra II textbook rents for $20. Solutions manuals are included (except for precalculus).

Course Credit: 1 credit of Math

Available: Recommended Sophomores and above

Annual Tuition: $500

__Geometry – Tutor: Paula Bostrom __

The geometry class will cover traditional formal geometry with an emphasis on clear logical thinking and proof. Students will learn definitions of geometric terms, the structure and implementation of direct and indirect proofs, properties of geometric shapes, and constructions using a compass and straight edge.

The geometry textbook is Jacobs Geometry 2nd edition ISBN-13: 978-0716717454. Will be available for rent.

Students should also have a protractor and compass.

Honors option available

Course Credit: 1 credit of Math

Available: All grades

Annual Tuition: $500

__Precalculus – Tutor: Mrs. Michelle Smith__

The purpose of this course is to strengthen previously acquired Algebraic and Geometric skills and further challenge the students to a more in depth understanding of formerly studied concepts. Topics studied include concepts related to: Equations and Inequalities; Functions and their graphs -Polynomial, Rational, Exponential, Logarithmic, and Trigonometric; Trigonometric Identities and Proofs; Applications of Trigonometry; Systems of Equations and Inequalities; Matrices and Determinants; Conic Sections; Sequences and Series; Probability.

Text: Pre-calculus, 3rd edition, ISBN 0-321-22762-X (rented or purchased)

* The precalculus textbook rents for $30.

Course Credit: 1 credit of Math

Available: Juniors and Seniors

Annual Tuition: $580

__Calculus – Tutor: Mrs. Michelle Smith__

Prerequisite: PreCalculus

If less than 3 students, format will change to private tutoring

This course begins with a review of linear and nonlinear functions. The derivative is introduced including calculating the derivative, graphs and the derivative, and applications of the derivative. Integration is also introduced, with further techniques and applications of integration. Additional topics include: multivariable calculus, differential equations, probability and calculus, sequences and series, and derivatives and integrals of trigonometric functions.

*Textbook: Saxon Second Edition

Course Credit: 1 credit of Math

Available: Juniors and Seniors

Annual Tuition: $580