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First Semester of High School Algebra 2

In this semester course, students will learn the concepts typically taught in the first semester of an Algebra 2 course.
Tina Dewey, B.A., M.A.Ed, Certified Educator (Michigan)
425 total reviews for this teacher
4 reviews for this class
Completed by 23 learners
55 minutes
per class
Twice per week
over 16 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Tue Sep 6

Sep 6, 2022 - Jan 24, 2023 (16 weeks)
Tu, Th
8pm - 8:55pm
Only 3 spots remaining
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Class Experience

Students will:
Simplify and solve equations and inequalities, including absolute value equations and inequalities.
Identify relations, functions, domain, range, roots, and end behavior.
Write and graph linear functions in standard form, slope-intercept form, and point-slope form. 
Apply linear function to real world situations, and find the linear regression. 
Solve systems of linear equations with up to three variables and systems of linear inequalities.I parent functions, graph piecewise Identify functions based on their equation and graph.
Transform absolute value, linear, and quadratic functions. 
Solve quadratics by graphing, factoring, applying the square root method, completing the square, and using quadratic formula. 
Identify both real and complex roots. 
Apply knowledge of quadratics to real world situations, and find quadratic regressions.
Use exponent rules.
Perform operations on polynomials.
Graph and find roots of polynomial functions.
Factor trinomials, polynomials with four terms, and the sum and differences of squares and cubes. 
Solve polynomial equations by factoring.

Students will be provided with individual practice assignments after each class. In addition, after most Thursday class meetings, student will be asked to complete a video lesson. The video will be of me teaching the lesson in the same format as I teach during class meetings. A You Tube link with the lesson will be provided.
You will need a graphing calculator, or access to a graphing calculator app such as Desmos. You will also need access to a printer to print guided notes and homework assignments for each class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will be informally assessed based on class participation. If parents would like a percentage score to be given at the end of the course, students will be required to turn in practice assignments and complete tests. Otherwise, tests will be optional and students will not be required to turn in practice assignments. 
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.


Tina Dewey, B.A., M.A.Ed, Certified Educator (Michigan)Inspiring a love for math, one problem at a time!
425 total reviews
415 completed classes

About Me

I began teaching in 1978 by forcing my little brothers to "play school" during summer breaks. I began my paid teaching career in 1991 by teaching at a public high school in Michigan. In my over 30 years of experience teaching, I have also taught... 
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