# Mountain View High School

Home of the Spartans

# 2023-24:  Algebra I

Topics include basic operations and properties of the real number system, linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, and basic coordinate geometry of lines. Also studied are systems of equations in two (2) variables, properties of exponents, rational expressions, irrational numbers and radicals, and word problems related to the above topics. In this course, students will build foundational Algebraic skills for higher math courses.

# 2023-24:  Algebra II

Course Description: Algebra II expands and develops the study of the topics learned in Algebra 1. New topics covered include sequences and series, complex numbers, logarithmic, exponential and polynomial functions. Students are also introduced to conic sections and systems of equations involving more than two variables.

# 2023-24:  Algebra II (Honors)

Course Description: This course is designed for students with a high level of interest and ability in mathematics. Algebra II H expands and develops the study of the topics learned in Algebra 1. New topics covered include sequences and series, complex numbers, logarithmic, exponential and polynomial functions. Students are also introduced to conic sections and systems of equations involving more than two variables. In addition, students also study permutations, combinations and probability and trigonometric functions.

# 2023-24: Calculus

This is a college level mathematics course. The course outline follows the syllabus prescribed by the College Board. This course covers differential and integration; calculus of single variable.

# 2023-24:  Calculus AB (AP)

This course meets the needs of students preparing for advanced study in college mathematics, science, or engineering. Major areas of study cover limits, functions, and the development of the differential and integral calculus of functions on one variable. The course prepares students to take the Advanced Placement Calculus AB examination.

# 2023-24:  Calculus BC (AP)

Calculus BC is recommended for students who have a thorough knowledge of elementary functions, college preparatory algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. This class is meant for students who have completed Math Analysis Honors. Major areas of study cover limits, functions, and the development of the differential and integral calculus of functions on one variable. Students are prepared to take the Advanced Placement Calculus BC examination.

# 2023-24:  Geometry

This course involves the formal development of geometric skills and concepts necessary for students who will take Algebra II and other advanced courses in math. The instructional program will include consistent use of Algebra I concepts, exploratory development and demonstration of the nature of proof through logical arguments, geometric transformations, and use of problem-solving skills in the development of geometric concepts. Properties of triangles, quadrilaterals, other polygons, circles, and polyhedra will be explored. The trigonometry of right triangles will also be studied.

# 2023-24:  Geometry Honors

This course is designed for students with a high interest and ability in mathematics. The instructional program will include consistent use of Algebra I concepts, exploratory development and demonstration of the nature of proof through logical arguments, geometric transformations, and use of problem-solving skills in the development of geometric concepts. Properties of triangles, quadrilaterals, other polygons, circles and polyhedra will be explored. The trigonometry of right triangles will also be studied. Students will also study introductory trigonometry and non-Euclidean geometry. Strong emphasis is placed on the application of algebra to geometry, including coordinate geometry.

# 2023-24:  Geometry-Algebra 2 (Year 2)

This course spans two years, and encapsulates Geometry and Algebra 2. The instructional program will include consistent use of Algebra I concepts, exploratory development and geometric transformations, and use of problem-solving skills in the development of geometric concepts. Properties of triangles, quadrilaterals, other polygons, circles, and polyhedra will be explored. The trigonometry of right triangles will also be studied.

Algebra II expands and develops the study of the topics learned in Algebra 1. New topics covered include sequences and series, complex numbers, logarithmic, exponential and polynomial functions. Students are also introduced to conic sections and systems of equations involving more than two variables.

# 2023-24:  Statistics

This is an introductory level class in statistics.  It is my hope that any student that passes this course will be able to attain a B or better in the first college level statistics class they take.  However, the primary aim of this course is to make you a more informed consumer of information as you move forward in life.  You will explore data collection, the description and modeling of data distributions, and how to describe relationships within and between data.  You will  learn about the design and implementation of statistical sampling, surveying and experiments. You will also explore probability and probability models.  Towards the end of the course you will learn the basics of statistical inference.  The course centers around the methods specific to the statistics of population proportion and to a lesser degree sample means.  The myriad of other methods that you will learn in any future study of statistics are very similar to those learned in this course.

# 2023-24:  Statistics (AP)

This course meets the needs of students who wish to complete studies in a secondary school equivalent to a one-semester, introductory, non-calculus based college course in Statistics. Major areas of study cover exploring data, planning a study, and anticipating patterns in advance and statistical inference.  This course prepares students to take the Advanced Placement Statistics exam.

# 2023-24:  Trig/Math Analysis

Concepts studied include trigonometry, limits, vectors, functions, complex numbers, elementary probability theory, polar coordinates, and exponential and logarithmic equations. Equations of lines and planes are also emphasized.

# 2023-24:  Trig/Math Analysis (Honors)

This course is designed for students with a high interest and ability in mathematics. Concepts studied include trigonometry, limits, vectors, complex numbers, polar coordinates, exponential and logarithmic equations, and derivatives. Strong emphasis is placed on the application of these concepts.]