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Advanced Math S2 (#462)


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 7
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Exploring exponential growth and decay
Graph exponential functions
Evaluate powers of e
Convert between exponential form and logarithmic form
Evaluate logarithms

Chapter 8
Rational Functions
Use properties of logarithms
Change of base formula
Solve logarithmic equations
Natural logarithms

Chapter 9
Sequences and Series
Recognize and use inverse variation
Reciprocal functions
Rational expressions and functions
Complex fractions
Arithmetic sequences
Geometric sequences
Sums of arithmetic series
Sums of finite geometric series

Chapter 10
Quadratic Relations and Conic Sections
Graph and identify conic sections
Vertex, focus, and directrix of a parabola
Circles, Ellipse, and Hyperbola

Midcourse Exam on Chapters 7 – 10

Chapter 11
Probability and Statistics
Combinations and Permutations
Theoretical vs empirical methods

Chapter 12
Add and subtract matricies
Multiply matricies
Scalar products
Inverse of a matrix

Chapter 13
Periodic Functions and Trigonometry
Cycles and Periods
Coterminal angles
Degree measure and radian measure
Sine, Cosine and Tangent
Arc Length
Sine, Cosine and tangent equations and graphs
Phase shifts and translations

Chapter 14
Trigonometric Identities and Equations
Unit circle
Inverse functions
Express trigonometric functions in terms of another
The six trigonometric functions of an angle
Law of Sines
Law of Cosines
Angle identities
Double-angle identity

Final Exam on Chapters 11 – 14

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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.