This class was tough.
Course Overview:
This course not only focused on learning the math in interesting and unique ways but also helped apply it to real world situations. It also thoroughly worked through each and every problem in such a way that is understandable to people of multiple different learning styles.
Course highlights:
I learned how to apply math to the real world and how to use it correctly. It showed how things worked through complicated math problems and then provided an easier way to solve the problems efficiently.
Hours per week:
9-11 hours
Advice for students:
Do not slack off and instead study for quizzes! Do a few practice problems before each one in order to be the best that you can be.
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
I would recommend this class to other students because it provides a strong foundation for those who want to continue their math journey with some sort of calculus class, whether that be Honors or AP Calculus. The content is presented throughout the year in an organized, clear way and the material is taught at an in-depth level, providing insight to students who wish to take a calculus class.
Course highlights:
This course taught prerequisite information to the typical high school calculus class. There was a review of algebra skills at the beginning of the year to brush up on fundamentals that were expected to be used throughout the year. A majority of the time is spent learning trigonometry topics, such as trig functions, trig values, and trig applications. This prepares the student to take a calculus course, but also provides math skills that can be applied outside of a calculus class.
Hours per week:
3-5 hours
Advice for students:
Doing the homework is vital to your success. Not only is it frequently checked for points, but the tests and quizzes derive a lot of their problems from the homework in the sense that questions are similar between both. The instructor often gives two days to complete a homework assignment- make sure to take advantage of this and complete the assignment (at least partially) the first night, as the teacher takes homework questions the second day in class. Make sure you brush up on your basic algebra skills and equations before you begin the course.