Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
Algebra is incredibly helpful in life, and this course is well designed to enhance one's knowledge of graphs. The content is engaging and a prerequisite for higher level math courses, which are certainly worth the time if you're considering a STEM career.
Course highlights:
The highlights of this course included learning about graph translations. I learned how to graph parabolas and much stranger functions. I also learned about logarithmic equations, which become extremely important in higher-level math classes.
Hours per week:
3-5 hours
Advice for students:
Definitely do all of the assigned book problems and check your answers. This will help you to avoid making the same mistakes twice, and you'll learn the material well while also acknowledging which types of problems you struggle with. Becoming comfortable with the material through practice will help you to do better on the tests and avoid stress.
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
It is a required course but Mrs. Vanbuskirk is a great teacher and as long as you take notes and pay attention you should be able to pass her class with an A. She explains everything in detail and has little activities where you can compare with each other and help each other out if you're having problems.
Course highlights:
We learned polynomials, different types of equations, the quadratic formula, and imaginary numbers.
Hours per week:
6-8 hours
Advice for students:
Definitley do it and ask for Vanbuskirk
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
If you are good at algebra then this is a great course to take. If not, then a different math class may be better for you.
Course highlights:
I learned how to work with variables in a variety of different situations.
Hours per week:
6-8 hours
Advice for students:
Take good notes and practice, practice, practice.