Algebra 2


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Algebra II

General Course Description (from pre-registration handbook)

This course is a continuation of Algebra I and is necessary to prepare the student for advanced mathematics. A grade of "C" or better in Algebra II is required for enrollment in the California State College and Universities system and the University of California. This course integrates a review of Algebra I, an expansion on the content introduced in Algebra I, and an introduction to new topics. Emphasis is placed on abstract thinking skills, the function concept, graphs, and the algebraic solution of problems in various content areas. These content areas include quadratic equations, systems of equations, logarithmic and exponential functions, polynomials, rational algebraic expressions, sequences and series, the complex number system, and trigonometry.


A grade of "C" or better in Algebra I and Geometry, recommendation of current math teacher, and a recommending score on appropriate diagnostic test. The use of scientific calculators is recommended for this course.