 White Plains Public Schools
 Curricula

Algebra 2 Trigonometry: This course follows the New York State curriculum for Algebra 2 Common Core. Topics include the study of rational and radical expressions, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions, imaginary numbers, statistics, probability and sequences and series. The final exam is the Algebra 2 Regents.
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
Linear Functions
September
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
1.1
Parent Functions and Transformations
FBF.B.3
Pages 3  10
1.2
Transformations of Linear and Absolute Value Functions
FBF.B.3
Pages 11  20
1.3
Modeling with Linear Functions
ACED.A.2, FIF.C.9, FBF.A.1a, FLE.A.2, SID.B.6a
Pages 21  28
1.4
Solving Linear Systems
ACED.A.3, AREI.C.6
Pages 29  36
Unit 2
Quadratic Functions
Sept  Oct
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
2.1
Transformations of Quadratic Functions
F.IF.C.7c, FBF.B.3
Pages 47  54
2.2
Characteristics of Quadratic Functions
FIF.B.4, FIF.C.7c, FIF.C.9, AAPR.B.3
Pages 55  64
2.3
Focus of Parabola
FIF.B.4, FIF.C.7c, GGPE.A.2
Pages 67  74
2.4
Modeling with Quadratic Functions
ACED.A.2, FIF.B.6, FBF.A.1a, SID.B.6a
Pages 75  83
Unit 3
Quadratic Equations and Complex Numbers
Oct  Nov
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
3.1
Solving Quadratic Equations
ASSE.A.2, AREI.B.4b, FIF.C.8a
Pages 93  102
3.2
Complex Numbers
NCN.A.1, NCN.A.2, NCN.C.7, AREI.B4b
Pages 103  110
3.3
Completing the Square
CCN.C.7, AREI.B.4b, FIF.C.8a
Pages 111  118
3.4
Using the Quadratic Formula
N.CN.C.7, AREI.B.4b
Pages 121  130
3.5
Solving Nonlinear Systems
ACED.A.3, AREI.C.7, AREI.D.11
Pages 131  138
3.6
Quadratic Inequalities
ACED.A.1, ACED.A.3
Pages 139  146
End of Quarter 1
Unit 4
Polynomial Functions
Nov  Dec
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
4.1
Graphing Polynomial Functions
FIF.B.4, FIF.C.7c
Pages 157  164
4.2
Adding, Subtracting and Multiplying Polynomials
AAPR.A.1, AAPR.C.4, AAPR.C.5
Pages 165  172
4.3
Dividing Polynomials
AAPR.B.2, AAPR.D.6
Pages 173  178
4.4
Factoring Polynomials
ASSE.A.2, AAPR.B.2, AAPR.B.3
Pages 179  188
4.5
Solving Polynomial Equations
AAPR.B.3
Pages 189  196
4.6
The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
NCN.C.8, NCN.C.9, AAPR.B.3
Pages 197  204
4.7
Transformations of Polynomial Functions
FIF.C.7c
Pages 205  210
4.8
Analyzing Graphs of Polynomial Functions
AAPR.B.3, FIF.B.4, FIF.C.7c
Pages 211  218
4.9
Modeling with Polynomial Functions
ACED.A.2, FBF.A.1a
Pages 219  224
Unit 5
Rational Exponents and Radical Functions
Dec  Jan
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
5.1
nth Root and Rational Exponents
NRN.A.1, NRN.A.2
Pages 237  242
5.2
Properties of Rational Exponents and Radicals
NRN.A.2
Pages 243  250
5.3
Graphing Radical Functions
FIF.C.7b, NBF.B.3
Pages 251  258
5.4
Solving Radical Equations and Inequalities
AREI.A.1, AREI.A.2
Pages 261  268
5.5
Performing Function Operations
FBF.A.1b
Pages 269  274
5.6
Inverse of a Function
ACED.A.4, FBF.B.4a
Pages 275  284
Unit 6
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Jan  Feb
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
6.1
Exponential Growth and Decay Functions
ASSE.B.3c, FIF.C.7e, FIF.C.8b, FLE.A.2, FLE.B.5
Pages 295  302
6.2
The Natural Base e
FIF.C.7e, FLE.B.5
Pages 303  308
6.3
Logarithms and Logarithmic Functions
FIC.C.7e, FBF.B.4a, FLE.A.4
Pages 309  316
6.4
Transformations of Exponential and Logarithmic
FIF.C.7e. FBF.B.3
Pages 317  326
6.5
Properties of Logarithms
ASSE.A.2, FLE.A.4
Pages 327  332
6.6
Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
AREI.A.1, FLE.A.4
Pages 333  340
6.7
Modeling with Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
ACED.A.2, FBF.A.1a, FLE.A.2
Pages 341  349
End of Quarter 2
Unit 7
Rational Functions
Feb  Mar
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
7.1
Inverse Variation
ACED. A.1, ACED.A.2, ACED.A.3
Pages 359  364
7.2
Graphing Rational Functions
AAPR.D.6, FBF.B.3
Pages 365  374
7.3
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
AAPR.D.6, AAPR.D.7
Pages 375  382
7.4
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
AAPR.D.6, AAPR.D.7
Pages 383  390
7.5
Solving Rational Equations
ACED.A.4, AREI.A.1, AREI.A.2
Pages 391  398
Unit 8
Sequences and Series
Mar  Apr
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
8.1
Defining and Using Sequences and Series
FIF.A.3
Pages 409  416
8.2
Analyzing Arithmetic Sequences and Series
SIF.A.3, FBF.A.2, FLE.A.2
Pages 417  424
8.3
Analyzing Geometric Sequences and Series
ASSE.B.4, FIF.A.3, FBF.A.2, FLE.A.2
Pages 425  432
8.4
Finding Sums of Infinite Geometric Series
ASSE.B.4
Pages 435  440
8.5
Using Recursive Rules with Sequences
FIF.A.3, FBFA.A.1a, FBF.A.2
Pages 441  450
Unit 9
Trigonometric Ratios and Functions
Apr  May
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
9.1
Right Triangle Trigonometry
FTF.A.1, FTF.A.2, FTF.B.5, FTF.C.8
Pages 461  468
9.2
Angles and Radian Measure
FTF.A.1
Pages 469  476
9.3
Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle
FTF.A.2
Pages 477  484
9.4
Graphing Sine and Cosine Functions
FIF.C.7e, FBF.B.3
Pages 485  496
9.5
Graphing Other Trigonometric Functions
FIF.C.7e, FBF.B.3
Pages 497  504
9.6
Modeling with Trigonometric Functions
FTF.B.5, FBF.A.1a, ACED.A.2
Pages 505  512
9.7
Using Trigonometric Identities
FTF.C.8
Pages 513  518
9.8
Using Sum and Difference Formulas
FTF.C.9
Pages 519  524
End of Quarter 3
Unit 10
Probability
May  June
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
10.1
Sample Spaces and Probability
SCP.A.1
Pages 537  544
10.2
Independent and Dependent Events
SCP.A.1, SCP.A.2, SCP.A.3, SCP.A.5, SCP.B.6, SCP.B.8
Pages 545  552
10.3
TwoWay Tables and Probability
SCP.A.4, SCP.A.5
Pages 553  562
10.4
Probability of Disjoint and Overlapping Events
SCP.A.1, SCP.B.7
Pages 563  568
10.5
Permutations and Combinations
SAAPR.C.5, SCP.B.9
Pages 569  578
10.6
Binomial Distributions
SCP.B.9
Pages 579  584
Unit 11
Data Analysis and Statistics
June
Section
Concepts
CC Standards
Big Ideas Resources
11.1
Using Normal Distribution
SID.A.4
Pages 595  602
11.2
Populations, Samples, and Hypotheses
SIC.A.1, SIC.A.2
Pages 603  608
11.3
Collecting Data
SIC.A.1, SIC.B.3
Pages 609  618
11.4
Experimental Design
SIC.A.1, SIC.B.3, SIC.B.6
Pages 619  624
11.5
Making Inferences from Sample Surveys
SIC.A.2, SIC.B.4
Pages 625  632
11.6
Making Inferences from Experiments
SIC.A.2, SIC.B.5
Pages 633  638