DISTRICT CAMPUS

## Mathematics

MATHEMATICS ACADEMY ALGEBRA - Single Block, Two Semesters; One Credit Academy Algebra (elective credit) 1st Semester; One Credit Algebra I or Algebra I Honors 2nd Semester; 9th Grade; Prerequisites/Requirements: None. Algebra I emphasizes linear and quadratic expressions, equations, and functions. This course also introduces students to polynomial and exponential functions with domains in the integers. Students explore the structures of and interpret functions and other mathematical models. Students build upon previous knowledge of equations and inequalities to reason, solve, and represent equations and inequalities numerically and graphically. An assessment is administered at the end of every unit to help determine readiness for subsequent units. The Algebra I TNReady Exam is part of the final grade. Students have the opportunity to earn honors credit which will count toward S-o-S. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is strongly recommended. ALGEBRA I HONORS (S-o-S) - Single Block; One Semester; One Credit; 9th Grade; Prerequisites and/or Requirements: Teacher Recommendation from 8th grade Algebra. Algebra I emphasizes linear and quadratic expressions, equations, and functions. This course also introduces students to polynomial and exponential functions with domains in the integers. Students explore the structures of and interpret functions and other mathematical models. Students build upon previous knowledge of equations and inequalities to reason, solve, and represent equations and inequalities numerically and graphically. This course places a heavy emphasis on problem-solving and prepares students for further advanced coursework. The Algebra I TNReady Exam is part of the final grade. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is strongly recommended.

ALGEBRA I – Single Block, One Semester; One Credit; 10th - 12th Grades; Prerequisites: None. Algebra I emphasizes linear and quadratic expressions, equations, and functions. This course also introduces students to polynomial and exponential functions with domains in the integers. Students explore the structures of and interpret functions and other mathematical models. Students build upon previous knowledge of equations and inequalities to reason, solve, and represent equations and inequalities numerically and graphically. The Algebra I TNReady Exam is part of the final grade. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is strongly recommended.

GEOMETRY - Single Block; One Semester; One Credit; 10th – 12th Grades; Prerequisites: Algebra I. This course is designed to explore the basic elements of plane and coordinate Geometry. The application of basic Algebra to Geometry is emphasized. Students learn about the measurement and properties of figures–area, volume, congruency, similarities, and spatial relations–and about trigonometric relationships. The Geometry TNReady Exam is part of the final grade. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is strongly recommended.

GEOMETRY CP - Single Block; One Semester; One Credit; 10th Grade; Prerequisites/Requirements: Algebra I Honors or Teacher Recommendation. In this college preparatory course, students develop inductive and deductive reasoning skills as they learn the basics of proof in Geometry. These basics center on the measurement and properties of figures–their area and volume, congruence and similarities, and position in space–and on basic trigonometric relationships. The application of Algebra to Geometry is emphasized, as is the practical application of the geometric principles. The Geometry TNReady Exam is part of the final grade. This course prepares students for Algebra II Honors. Students have the opportunity to earn honors credit, which will count toward S-o-S. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is strongly recommended.

GEOMETRY HONORS (S-o-S) - Single Block; One Semester; One Credit; 9th - 10th Grades; Prerequisites and/or Requirements: Grade of A or B in Algebra I H or teacher recommendation. In this college preparatory course, students develop inductive and deductive reasoning skills as they learn the basics of proof in Geometry. These basics center on the measurement and properties of figures–their area and volume, congruence and similarities, and position in space–and on basic trigonometric relationships. . The application of Algebra to Geometry is emphasized, as is the practical application of the geometric principles. The Geometry TNReady Exam is part of the final grade. This course prepares students for Algebra II Honors. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is strongly recommended.

ALGEBRA II - Single Block; One Semester; One Credit; 10th - 12th Grades; Prerequisites: Algebra I and Geometry. Students will gain a deeper understanding of equations and inequalities with emphasis on solving and graphing quadratic and polynomial functions. Other topics of study include factoring, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions, as well as trigonometry, probability, statistics, sequences and series. The Algebra II TNReady Exam is part of the final grade. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is strongly recommended.

ALGEBRA II CP - Single Block; One Semester; One Credit; 10th - 11th Grades; Prerequisites and/or Requirements: Geometry CP, Geometry Honors or Teacher Recommendation. In this college preparatory course, students expand their knowledge of linear equations and basic algebraic operations while developing an understanding of quadratic, logarithmic, exponential, radical, polynomial, and rational functions, as well as complex numbers, probability, sequences, series, and trigonometric functions and their graphs. Emphasis is placed on graphing functions, the use of the graphing calculator, and interpreting graphs. Problem solving and real-life connections are stressed. This course prepares students for Pre-Calculus. The Algebra II TNReady Exam is part of the final grade. Students have the opportunity to earn honors credit, which will count toward S-o-S. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is strongly recommended.

ALGEBRA II HONORS (S-o-S) - Single Block; One Semester; One Credit; 10th - 11th Grades; Prerequisites and/or Requirements: Grades of A or B in Algebra I Honors and Geometry Honors or Teacher Recommendation. In this college preparatory course, students expand their knowledge of linear equations and basic algebraic operations while developing an understanding of quadratic, logarithmic, exponential, radical, polynomial, and rational functions, as well as complex numbers, probability, sequences, series, and trigonometric functions and their graphs. Emphasis is placed on graphing functions, the use of the graphing calculator, and interpreting graphs. Problem solving and real-life connections are stressed. This course prepares students for Pre-Calculus Honors. The Algebra II TNReady Exam is part of the final grade. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is strongly recommended.

DUAL CREDIT PRECALCULUS (S-o-S) - College Credit Opportunity Available. Single Block; One Semester; One High School Credit, Four College Hours Possible; 11th - 12th Grades. Prerequisites and/or Requirements: Algebra I, Algebra II, and an ACT subscore of 19 or higher in math for seniors. This course is a statewide dual credit course in Precalculus that prepares students for Calculus. All students are required to take the comprehensive final challenge exam at no cost to the student. Students who meet the cut score on the culminating challenge exam earn college credit that can be applied to any public postsecondary institution in the state of Tennessee. (Students are responsible for contacting their institution’s records office to receive credit.) Topics covered include polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions as well as analytic geometry and trigonometry. Students are only permitted to use a basic five-function (add, subtract, multiply, divide, square root) calculator for this course.

SAILS STATISTICS (S-o-S) - Dual Credit Opportunity Available. Single Block; One Semester; One High School Credit, Three College Hours Possible; 12th Grade. Prerequisites and/or Requirements: Algebra II and an ACT sub score of less than 19 in Math. SAILS Statistics is designed for students who score less than 19 on the math component of the ACT to eliminate college math remediation. This course allows students to work at their own pace in a hybrid online learning experience to receive credit for their 4th year high school math course. Students who pass the Statewide Dual Credit Challenge Exam will earn college credit for free. Topics covered include sampling, data organization, measures of central tendency and variation, probability, distributions and confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and linear regression and correlation. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is recommended. DUAL CREDIT STATISTICS (S-o-S) - College Credit Opportunity Available. Single Block; One Semester; One High School Credit, Three College Hours Possible; 12th Grade. Prerequisites and/or Requirements: Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, and an ACT sub score of 19 or higher in Math. This course is a statewide dual credit course that serves as an introduction to college-level probability and statistics. All students are required to take the comprehensive final challenge exam at no cost to the student. Students who meet the cut score on the culminating challenge exam earn college credit that can be applied to any public postsecondary institution in the state of Tennessee. (Students are responsible for contacting their institution’s records office to receive credit.) Topics covered include sampling, data organization, measures of central tendency and variation, probability, distributions and confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and linear regression and correlation. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is recommended.

DUAL ENROLLMENT STATISTICS (S-o-S) - College Credit Opportunity Available. Single Block; One Semester; One Credit; 12th Grade; Prerequisites and/or Requirements: Algebra II and an ACT subscore of 19 or higher in both Reading and Math. This course offers students an introduction to non-Calculus based probability and statistics. Topics covered include sampling, frequency distribution, elementary probability, hypotheses testing, linear regression and correlation, analysis of variance, and non-parametric statistics. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is recommended.

CALCULUS HONORS (S-o-S)- Single Block; One Semester; One Credit; 12th Grade; Prerequisites and/or Requirements: Pre-Calculus Honors and an ACT subscore of 19 or higher in Math. In this college preparatory course, students develop the calculus concepts of differentiation & integration of a single variable. The application of Calculus concepts is stressed through problems using related rates, rates of change, volume, and business and scientific principles. A three-pronged approach to problem solving is emphasized using numerical, graphical, and analytical analysis. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is strongly recommended.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT CALCULUS (S-o-S)- Single Block; One Semester; One Credit; 12th Grade; Prerequisites and/or Requirements: Calculus Honors. This course is concerned with developing the students’ understanding of the concepts of differential and integral single variable calculus and providing experience with its methods and applications. The course emphasizes a multipresentational approach to Calculus with concepts, results, and problems being expressed graphically, numerically, analytically, and verbally. The students will be expected to participate in the corresponding Advanced Placement exam. Students who earn a 4 or 5 on the advanced placement exam receive college credit at most universities. A TI 84 Plus graphing calculator is strongly recommended.