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Advanced Math S1 (#461)


This course is an online course through It is based on Prentice Hall Algebra 2 and Trigonometry (New York Edition). Copyright 2013 by Pearson Education.

Course Description:

You will study the topics from the first six chapters of the textbook. A list of the major topics is given below:

Chapter 1
Identify and describe patterns
Identify properties of real numbers
Graph and order real numbers
Simplify and evaluate algebraic expressions
Solve equations, inequalities and absolute value equations

Chapter 2
Relations and functions
Direct variations
Linear and absolute functions
Families of functions
Two variable inequalities

Chapter 3
Solving linear systems using various methods
Systems of inequalities
Linear programming
Solving systems with three variables

Midcourse Exam on Chapters 1 – 3

Chapter 4
Quadratic functions and transformations
Factoring quadratic expressions
Solving quadratic equations using the quadratic formula
Solve quadratic equations by completing the square and factoring
Complex numbers
Quadratic systems

Chapter 5
Polynomials and polynomial functions
Polynomials, linear factors and zeros
Solving polynomial equations
Dividing polynomials
The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra

Chapter 6
Radical functions and rational exponents
Multiplying and dividing radical expressions
Solving square roots and other radical equations
Inverse relations and functions
Graphing radical functions

Final Exam on Chapters 4 – 6

Notice to Prospective Students

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Credit Disclaimer

Please be informed that most of the courses being offered at this time are the same courses that the Independent and Distance Learning Department at LSU was offering. While they are the same courses, they are not being offered by Louisiana State University.  There is no affiliation between Louisiana High School Correspondence Courses, LLC and LSU. These courses will be administered and graded by LHSCC.