This course begins with a review of Algebra I topics and introduces the following new topics: matrices, complex numbers, exponential and logarithmic functions, conic sections, higher degree polynomial functions, sequences and series, and trigonometry. This course is required for students who are planning to attend most post-secondary institutions.

Algebra II

1- Introduction
1- Introduction
2- Completing Math Assessments
3- Algebra II On The Web
4- Understanding Plagiarism
5- Pretest
Assignment: Pretest
6- MLA Formatting Word 2007
7- MLA Documentation updates
8- MLA Citation
9- MLA Incorporating Sources

2- Integer Exponents
1- Definition of Exponents
2- Zero and One
3- Negative Exponents
4- Grouping
5- Multiplying Like Bases
6- Dividing Like Bases
7- Exponents Raised to a Power
8- Simplifying Expressions
9- Simplifying Expressions, Continued
Handout: Integer Exponents Worksheet
Assignment: Integer Exponents

3- Scientific Notation
1- Scientific Notation
2- Scientific Notation, Continued
Quiz: Writing Scientific Notation
3- Multiplying with Scientific Notation
4- Dividing with Scientific Notation
Handout: Operations with Scientific Notation Worksheet
Assignment: Operations with Scientific Notation

4- Radicals
1- Definition of Square Root
2- Definition of Nth Root
3- Simplifying Radical Expressions
Handout: Simplifying Radical Expressions Worksheet
Assignment: Simplifying Radical Expressions
4- Adding & Subtracting Radical Expressions
5- Multiplying Radical Expressions
6- Dividing Radical Expressions
Handout: Operations With Radical Expressions Worksheet
Assignment: Operations With Radicals Expressions

5- Rational Exponents
1- Rational Exponents
2- Simplifying Rational Exponents
3- Operations with Rational Exponents
Handout: Rational Exponents Worksheet
Assignment: Rational Exponents

6- Polynomials
1- Defining Terms
2- Standard Form
3- Types of Polynomials
4- Combining Like Terms
5- Multiplying Polynomials
6- Monomial
7- Binomial Squared
8- Product of Sum and Difference
9- Polynomial
10- Binomial Cubed
Handout: Basic Polynomial Operations Worksheet
Assignment: Basic Polynomial Operations

7- Factoring Polynomials
1- Factoring Polynomials
2- Identify the GCF
3- Factoring a Polynomial
4- Example
5- Factoring Trinomials
6- Example 5
7- Example 6
8- Factoring Trinomials of the Form
9- Example 7
10- Example 8
11- Prime Polynomials
12- Factoring a Perfect Square
13- Factoring a Difference of Two Squares
14- Factoring Sum of Two Cubes
15- Factoring Difference of Two Cubes
16- Factoring Strategy
17- Example 16-17
18- Example 18-19
19- Example 20
Handout: Factoring Polynomials Worksheet
Assignment: Factoring Polynomials

8- Simplifying Rational Expressions
1- Rational Expressions
2- Principle Rational Expressions
3- Excluded Value
4- Example 3
Handout: Simplifying Rational Expressions Worksheet
Assignment: Simplifying Rational Expressions

9- Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
1- Multiply/Divide Rational Expressions
2- Example 1
3- Example 2
4- Dividing Rational Expressions
5- Example 4
Handout: Multiplying & Dividing Rational Expressions Worksheet
Assignment: Multiplying & Dividing Rational Expressions

10- Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
1- Adding or Subtracting Rational Expressions
2- Example 1
3- Example 2
4- Least Common Denominator
5- Example 3
6- Example 4
Handout: Adding & Subtracting Rational Expressions Worksheet
Assignment: Adding & Subtractracting Rational Expressions

11- Complex Rational Expressions
1- Complex Fraction
2- Example 1
3- Example 2
4- Method II
5- Example 4
Handout: Complex Rational Expressions Worksheet
Assignment: Complex Rational Expressions

12- Complex Numbers
1- Complex Number
Handout: Complex Adding and Subtracting
Assignment: Complex Adding and Subtracting
2- Multiplying Complex Numbers
3- Example 3
4- Dividing Complex Numbers
5- Example 5
6- Example 6
Handout: Complex Multiply and Divide
Assignment: Complex Multiply and Divide
7- Principle Square Root
8- Example 9
9- Example 10 – 11

13- Test Chapter 2-12
1- Test on Chapters 2-12
Handout: Test #1
Assignment: Test #1

14- Linear Equation in One Variable
1- Equations
2- Properties of Equality
3- Multiplication and Division
4- Solving a Linear Equation
5- Examples 5-6
6- Identity
7- Conditional Equation
Handout: Solving Linear Equations
Assignment: Solving Linear Equations

15- Equations with Rational Expressions
1- Solving Rational Equations
2- Example 1
3- Examples 2-3 Removing the fractions
Handout: Rational Equations
Assignment: Rational Equations

16- Formulas and Applications
1- Translating English Phrases to Algebraic Expressions
2- Formulas & Applications Examples 1-2
3- Formulas and Applications Examples 3-4
Worksheet: Translating Verbal & Algebraic Expressions
4- Four Steps to Problem Solving
5- Numeric Word Problems
6- Understanding the problem
7- Consecutive Integers
8- Integers Example 8-9
9- Rectangle Problem
10- Percent Problems
11- Solving Formulas for Specific Variables
Handout: Word Problems
Assignment: Word Problems
Worksheet: Solving Formulas for Variables

17- Quadratic Equations
1- Quadrartic Characteristics
2- Quadratic Equation
3- Solving Quadric Equations by Factoring
4- Quadratic example 1-2
5- Quadratic Formula Example 3
6- Square Root Method
7- Square Root Method example 5 & 6
8- Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
9- Example 7 Quadric Equation
10- Quadratic Equation Example 8
11- Solving by Quadratic Formula
12- Example 10 Solving Quadratic Equations by Quadratic Formula
13- Discriminant
14- Finding the Discriminant
15- Find the Discriminant (cont)
Handout: Solving Quadratics
Assignment: Solving Quadratics

18- Solving Polynomial Equations by Factoring
1- Factoring Polynomial Equations
2- Polynomial Equations solved by Factoring Examples
3- Polynomial Equations solved by Factoring Examples(cont)
Handout: Solve Polynomial Equations by Factoring
Assignment: Solve Polynomial Equations by Factoring

19- Radical Equations Involving Rational Exponents
1- Solving Radical Equations
2- Radical Equation Examples
3- Radical Equations (examples) cont
4- Equations that have Rational an Exponent
5- Equations with Rational Exponents (cont)
Handout: Radical Equations
Handout: Equations with Rational Exponents
Assignment: Radical Equations
Assignment: Equations with Rational Exponents

20- Equations that are Quadratic in Form
1- Solving Equations in Quadratic Form
2- Quadratic Equation Example
3- Quadratic Equation Examples(cont)
4- Quadratic Equations Example 3
Handout: Equations that are Quadratic in Form
Assignment: Equations that are Quadratic in Form

21- Absolute Value Equations
1- Absolute Value
2- Solving an Absolute Value Equation
3- Absolute Value Equations (cont)
4- Absolute Value Equation Example
Handout: Solving Absolute Value Equations
Assignment: Solving Absolute Value Equations

22- Linear Inequalities
1- Inequality Signs
2- Interval Notation
3- Open/Closed Interval
4- Combining Open/Closed Intervals
5- Add/Sub Property for Inequalities
6- Multiplication/Division Properties for Inequalities
7- Strategy for Solving a Linear Inequality
8- Strategy for Solving a Linear Inequality(cont)
9- Solving a Compound Inequality
10- Solving an Absolute Value Inequality
11- Solving in Interval Notation
12- Solve in Interval Notation (cont)
Handout: Linear Inequalities
Assignment: Linear Inequalities

23- Quadratic/Rational Inequalities
1- Quadratic Inequalities
2- Quadratic inequalities in Standard form(example)
3- Quadratic Inequalities(example 2)
4- Test Point Method
5- Test Point Method Example
6- Test Point method example(cont)
Handout: Quadratic Inequalities
Assignment: Quadratic Inequalities

24- Mid-Term
1- Test on Chapters 14-23
Handout: Test #2
Assignment: Test #2
2- Midtest
Assignment: Midtest

25- Slope of a Line
1- Slope Formula
2- Slope of a Line
Worksheet: Slope

26- Equations of Lines
1- X and Y Intercepts
2- Point/Slope Form of an Equation
3- Slope/Intercept Equation of a Line
4- Slope/Intercept examples
Handout: Equations of Lines
Assignment: Equations of Lines

27- Graphing Lines
1- Slope
2- Slope/Intercept Equation of a Line
3- Graphing A Line Using the y-intercept and Slope
4- Slope and Y-intercept examples
5- Slope intercept examples
6- Vertical/Horizontal Lines
Handout: Graphing Lines
Assignment: Graphing Lines

28- Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
1- Parallel Lines and Their Slopes
2- Perpendicular Lines/Their Slopes
3- Point/Slope Form of an Equation
Handout: Parallel and Perpendicular
Assignment: Parallel and Perpendicular

29- Circles
1- Equation of a Circle
2- Equation of Circles (examples)
3- General Form of an Equation of a Circle
4- General Form of Equation(examples)
5- General Form of Equations Examples(Cont)
Handout: Circles
Assignment: Circles

30- Introduction to Functions
1- Functions
2- Functions (examples)
3- Function Notation
4- Constant Function
5- Compound Function
6- Find the Domain
Handout: Intro to Functions
Assignment: Intro to Functions

31- Operations with Functions
1- Operations with Functions
2- Composite Function
3- Composite Functions (cont)
Handout: Composition of Functions
Assignment: Composition of Functions

32- Graphs of Functions, Part I
1- Transformations & Variation
2- Graphs of Functions
3- Graphs of Functions (examples)
4- Graphing Examples
5- Graphing Examples(cont)
Handout: Graphs of Functions, Part 1
Assignment: Graphs of Functions, Part 1

33- Graphs of Functions, Part II
1- Graphing Functions Part 2
2- Graphs of Functions (examples)
3- Vertical Line Test
4- Increasing
5- Decreasing
6- Constant
7- Restricted Intervals
8- Even Function
9- Odd Function
10- Greatest Integer Function
11- Graphing Polynomials
Handout: Graph Behavior
Assignment: Graph Behavior

34- Test Chapters 25-33
1- Test on Chapters 25 – 33
Handout: Test #3
Assignment: Test #3

35- Polynomial Division
1- Descartes Rule of Signs and Rational Roots
2- Dividing Polynomials
3- Remainder Theorem
Handout: Long and Synthetic Division
Handout: Division and Roots
Assignment: Long and Synthetic Division
Assignment: Division and Roots

36- Exponential and Logarithmic Function
1- Exponential & Log Characteristics
2- Solving Basic Exponential
3- Solving with Logs
Handout: Exponential & Logs
Assignment: Exponential & Logs

37- Solving Systems of Equations
1- Solve Systems of Equations: Graphically
Handout: Solve Systems of Equations Graphically
Assignment: Solve Systems of Equations Graphically
2- Solve Systems of Equations: Algebraically
Handout: Solve Systems of Equations Algebraically
Assignment: The Break-Even Point
Assignment: Solve Systems of Equations Algebraically
3- Solve Systems of Inequalities: Graphically
Handout: Solve Systems of Inequalities Graphically
Assignment: Solve Systems of Inequalities Graphically
4- Solve Systems of Equations in Three Variables
Assignment: Solve Systems of Equations in Three Variables

38- Sequences and Series
1- Sequences
2- Arithmetic Sequence
3- Arithmetic Series
4- Sigma Notation
5- Geometric Sequence
6- Geometric Series
Handout: Sequence & Series
Assignment: Sequence & Series

39- Final Exam
1- Test on Chapters 35-38
Handout: Test #4
Assignment: Test #4
2- Post-test
Assignment: Post-test

40- Course Evaluation
Handout: Course Evalulation