# Algebra 1 & 2

## Algebra 1

This course provides the foundation for secondary mathematics study. Topics covered include algebraic expressions including polynomials and rational expressions, solving linear and quadratic equations, inequalities and systems of equations, and radicals and exponents. Emphasis is placed on problem solving and graphing.

**Textbook**: *Algebra: Structure & Method Book 1,* 2000, by Richard Brown and Mary Dolciani (ISBN 9780395977224)

## Algebra 2

The course focuses on the study of linear, quadratic, logarithmic, exponential, rational and irrational algebraic functions as well as systems of linear equations and inequalities. Emphasis will be placed on graphing and mathematical modeling.

**Prerequisites**: Algebra 1

**Textbook**: *Algebra and Trigonometry: Structure and Method Book 2,* 2000, by Richard Brown and Mary Dolciani (ISBN 9780395977255)