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    College Algebra W/Trigonometry: This course is a dual enrollment course offered in collaboration with Westchester Community College (WCC) through its Advanced College Experience (ACE). This course focuses on topics in algebra and trigonometry including linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and circular functions, complex numbers, radical and absolute value equations, linear inequalities, polynomial division, graphing calculator applications, and applications of right triangles. The final exam is a departmental exam. 
     

    Please note that the timelines listed below are a guide. Teachers modify their pacing based on student needs in order to ensure concept mastery.
     

    Unit 1

    Fundamental Concepts of Algebra 1

    Sept - Oct

    Section 

    Concepts

    Textbook Resources

    P1

    Real Numbers, Algebraic Expression

    Pages 2-17

    P2

    Exponents and Scientific Notation

    Pages 19-32

    P3

    Radicals and Rational Exponents

    Pages 33-48

    P4

    Polynomials

    Pages 49-60

    P5

    Factoring Polynomials

    Pages 62-72

    P6

    Rational Expressions

    Pages 73-84

    Unit 2

    Linear Equations & Modeling

    Oct - Dec

    Section 

    Concepts

    Textbook Resources

    1.2

    Linear Equations and Rational Equations

    Pages 101-115

    1.3

    Model and Applications

    Pages 116-129

     

    End of Quarter 1

     

    1.4

    Complex Numbers

    Pages 130-135

    1.5

    Quadratic Equations

    Pages 136-154

    3.1

    Quadratic Functions

    Pages 312-327

    1.6

    Other Types of Equations

    Pages 158-171

    1.7

    Linear Inequalities and Absolute Value Equations

    Pages 172-188

    Unit 3

    Functions & Graphs

    Dec - Jan

    Section 

    Concepts

    Textbook Resources

    2.1

    Basic of Functions and Their Graph

    Pages 198-215

    2.2

    More Functions and Their Graphs

    Pages 215-228

    2.3

    Linear Function and Slope

    Pages 229-242

    2.4

    More on Slope

    Pages 243-252

    2.6

    Combinations of Functions

    Pages 270-281

    2.7

    Composite Functions

    Pages 282-292

    2.8

    Distance and Midpoint Formulas

    Pages 293-311

     

    End of Quarter 2

     

    Unit 4

    Polynomial and Rational Functions

    Jan - Feb

    Section 

    Concepts

    Textbook Resources

    3.1

    Polynomial Functions

    Pages 312-327

    3.3

    Dividing Polynomials

    Pages 342-347

    3.3

    Remainder and Factor Theorem

    Pages 348-351

    3.4

    Synthetic Division

    Pages 346-347

    Unit 5

    Exponential & Logarithmic Functions

    Feb - Mar

    Section 

    Concepts

    Textbook Resources

    4.1

    Exponential Functions

    Pages 412-423

    4.2

    Logarithmic Functions

    Pages 424-436

    4.3

    Properties of Logarithms

    Pages 437-446

    4.4

    Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

    Pages 447-459

    4.5

    Exponential Growth and Decay:  Modeling Data

    Pages 460-473

     

    End of Quarter 3

     

    Unit 6

    Trigonometric Functions

    Mar - June

    Section 

    Concepts

    Textbook Resources

    5.1

    Angles and Radian Measures

    Pages 482-496

    5.2

    Right Triangle Trigonometry

    Pages 497-512

    5.3

    Trigonometric Function of Any Angle

    Pages 513-525

    5.4

    Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers: Periodic Functions

    Pages 526-535

    5.5

    Graphs of Sine and Cosine Functions

    Pages 536-557

    5.6

    Graph of Other Trigonometric Functions

    Pages 558-570

    5.7

    Inverse Functions

    Pages 571-586

    5.8

    Applications of Trigonometric Functions

    Pages 587-597