Applied Math

Horseshoe Bend School District #73

Applied Math

Course Overview/Description:

This is a two semester course that covers using variables to write and solve equations (single variable, linear, quadratic, and exponential), simplify expressions and polynomials, graph equations, display and interpret data.  Multiple strategies for solving equations will be introduced including graphing, substitution, elimination, factoring, completing the square, and quadratic formula.  Linear and quadratic functions will be emphasized along with their relationship to real-world situations.  Concepts of geometry will also be covered.  


Adopted Materials:

Glenco Algebra 1; 2003

Glenco Geometry, Concepts and Applications; 2008

First Semester Timeline

Unit 1 –Intro to Algebra                      3 weeks

Unit 2 – Rational Numbers                    3 weeks

Unit 3 – Solve Equations                      4 weeks

Unit 4 – Coordinate Plane                    3 weeks

Unit 5 – Linear Equations                     4 weeks


Second Semester Timeline

Unit 6 – Systems of Linear equations      3 weeks

Unit 7 –Factoring                                  3 weeks

Unit 8 – Quadratics                               3 weeks

Unit 9 – Area of Polygons                      4 weeks

Unit 10 – Surface Area & Volume            4 weeks