Fri, 05/22/2009 - 10:02 — NewDay1

In this course students will explore applications and expansions on the essential concepts behind Algebra 2 while prompting students to connect this knowledge to some of the geometeric concepts that will form the foundation of Precalculus. The concepts that students will focus on in this year include Exponential Growth and Decay, Trigonometric Functions, Circles and Ellipses, Coordinate Plane Geometry, and Vectors.In studying these concepts students will learn to use graphing calculators and computer modeling software, explain their mathematical thinking in writing and defend their work in front of a panel of experts.

Readings:

The Car Dealership Problem

Data Analaysis Project

Sample PBATs:

Data Interpretation PBAT