Intro to HS Math B*

Why This Class

As your student prepares for the fast pace of high school, you want them to have strong math skills that allow them to keep up and excel. You want your student to gain confidence not only in math, but in themselves. This course will help them do just that!

In this course, students continue learning how mathematical thinking and problem-solving can help them in every aspect of life. They discover how algebra can help them solve even more real-world problems by working on complex equations with multiple variables. Students also explore linear functions, learn how to use data to find trends, and use graphing to find solutions to tough algebra problems.

By the end of this course, students are ready for more advanced high school math concepts. They are more confident both in solving math problems and tackling logic and reasoning challenges in everyday life.

Overarching Questions

How can my understanding of math help me solve real-life problems and create value for other people?

What geometry and statistics foundations do I need?

What is linearity?

What is the difference between congruence and similarity?

How can I use graphing to help solve real-world problems?

Reading List


Course Details

Recommended Grade: 9th (Freshman)

Prerequisites*: None

Estimated Weekly Hours: 7

Format: Live, self-paced, independent

Credits: 0.5

*Transferring from a traditional track? Check out this guide for help!

*This course is not eligible for high school credit. Students who complete this course will receive Elective credit.

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