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MATH Courses

78 Math Support
STU119

Math Support is required for middle-school math students who have either recieved a Needs Improvement or Warning score on their last MCAS test, and/or are not being successful in their regular math class. The support classes are broken up into three areas aimed to support students success in their general math class: pre-teaching and re-teaching material, filling in skills gaps from previous math courses, and homework completion. There is no homework for this course, and students are assessed based on effort and progress.

Prerequisites: recommendation

 

Accelerated Math 7
MTH121

This course prepares 7th grade students to enter Algebra 1 as 8th graders. Math 7 Accelerated covers the math content in both 7th grade and 8th grade, with an emphasis on the 8th grade material. The course embeds the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice as an integral part of the course. There will be nightly homework (approximately 30 minutes), major assessments (tests, projects, quizzes) every three weeks, and a final exam at the end of the year.

Prerequisites: None

Algebra
MTH109

In Algebra, students continue to build their understanding of the four representations of linear, quadratic, and exponential functions, data modeling, and manipulating algebraic expressions. They also develop proficiency with rational numbers and exponents. The course embeds the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice as an integral part of the course. There will be nightly homework (30-45 minutes), major assessments (tests, projects, quizzes) every three weeks, and a final exam at the end of the year.

Prerequisites: MTH108

 

Algebra
MTH078

In Algebra, students continue to build their understanding of the four representations of linear, quadratic, and exponential functions, data modeling, and manipulating algebraic expressions. They also develop proficiency with rational numbers and exponents. The course embeds the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice as an integral part of the course. There will be nightly homework (30-45 minutes), major assessments (tests, projects, quizzes) every three weeks, and a final exam at the end of the year.

Prerequisites: None

Algebra 1 a
MTH128

In Algebra, students continue to build their understanding of the four representations of linear, quadratic, and exponential functions, data modeling, and manipulating algebraic expressions. They also develop proficiency with rational numbers and exponents. The course embeds the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice as an integral part of the course. This is year 1 of a 2 year course.

Prerequisites: recommendation

 

Algebra 1 b
MTH129

In Algebra, students continue to build their understanding of the four representations of linear, quadratic, and exponential functions, data modeling, and manipulating algebraic expressions. They also develop proficiency with rational numbers and exponents. The course embeds the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice as an integral part of the course.This is year 2 of 2 year course.

Prerequisites: recommendation

Algebra 2
MTH111

Algebra 2 applies and extends what students have learned in previous courses through exploration of function transformations, equivalence, inverse equations, trigonometric functions, and the role of randomness and the normal distribution in making statistical conclusions. The course embeds the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice as an integral part of the course. Students should expect daily homework assignments (about an hour per class), and tests approximately every three weeks. STUDENT can be co-enrolled in Geometry need a 3.2 in Algebra approval from Math dept to double up

Prerequisites: MTH110

 

Exploring Computer Science
MTH114

In this course, students will get an introduction to writing computer code by learning the basics of a programming language. They will learn to how to structure code to accomplish certain tasks, debug code that isn't working, and design algorithmic structures that enhance the efficiency and aesthetic quality of a program.

Prerequisites: MTH110

Financial Math
MTH119

This course is intended for seniors who do not plan to go into math related fields. It will focus on topics related to personal finance including taxes, insurance, banking, borrowing, investing, and budgeting.

Prerequisites: MTH111 or MTH130

 

Foundations of Geometry
MTH130

 

Prerequisites: recommendation

Foundations of Math
MTH122

 

Prerequisites: recommendation

 

Geometry
MTH110

In Geometry, students prove and apply geometric theorems about lines, triangles, quadrilaterals, circles, and three-dimensional solids. They also explore patterns and consistencies in the transformation of figures on the Cartesian plane. Finally, students develop models to investigate independent and conditional probabilities. The course embeds the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice as an integral part of the course. There will be nightly homework (30-45 minutes), major assessments (tests, projects, quizzes) every three weeks, and a final exam at the end of the year. STUDENT can be co-enrolled in Algebra with approval from Math Dept to double up

Prerequisites: MTH078 OR MTH109

Honors AB Calculus
MTH126

This is a course in single-variable calculus that includes techniques and applications of the derivative, techniques and applications of the definite integral, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. It is equivalent to at least a semester of calculus at most colleges and universities. Algebraic, numerical, and graphical representations are emphasized throughout the course. Students will have enough exposure to Calculus to take the AP Calc AB exam with independent studying required. Students will receive nightly homework, quizzes every few weeks and major assessments each unit.

Prerequisites: MTH103

 

Math 7
MTH107

Students focus on number sense (integers, fractions, decimals, and percents), 2D/3D geometry, expressions and equations, ratios and proportions, and probability. The course embeds the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice as an integral part of the course. There will be nightly homework (approximately 30 minutes), major assessments (tests, projects, quizzes) every three weeks, and a final exam at the end of the year.

Prerequisites: None

Math 8
MTH108

Students focus on equations and variables, transformational geometry, Pythagorean Theorem, systems of equations, problem solving, exponents and roots, and 3D geometry. The course embeds the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice as an integral part of the course. There will be nightly homework (approximately 30 minutes), major assessments (tests, projects, quizzes) every three weeks, and a final exam at the end of the year.

Prerequisites: None

 

Math Skills
MTH113

 

Prerequisites: recommendation

Math Skills 2
MTH124

 

Prerequisites: recommendation

 

Math Support
MTH125

Math Support Algebra is required for Algebra students who have either recieved a Needs Improvement or Warning score on their most recent MCAS test and/or are not being successful in their regular math class. The support classes are broken up into three areas aimed to support students success in their general math class: pre-teaching and re-teaching material, filling in skills gaps from previous math courses, and homework completion. There is no homework for this course, and students are assessed based on effort and progress.

Prerequisites: recommendation

Math Support GEO
MTH107

Math Support Geometry is required for Geometry students who have either recieved a Needs Improvement or Warning score on their most recent MCAS test and/or are not being successful in their regular math class. The support classes are broken up into three areas aimed to support students success in their general math class: pre-teaching and re-teaching material, filling in skills gaps from previous math courses, and homework completion. There is no homework for this course, and students are assessed based on effort and progress.

Prerequisites: recommendation

 

Mathematical Modeling
MTH117

This class will begin by choosing a contemporary problem or issue to address, and then students will collect data and learn how to utilize mathematics to analyze the data, run simulations, and recommend policy.

Prerequisites: MTH111 or MTH130

Pre-Calculus
MTH103

Pre-calculus is primarily a survey of the families of functions that mathematics utilizes in trying to solve problems and make sense of the world. We examine how these functions behave, how we can manipulate them, and how we can use them to model the real world in order to derive meaningful and useful information. The course embeds the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice as an integral part of the lessons in the course. Students should expect daily homework assignments (about an hour per class), and tests approximately every three weeks.

Prerequisites: MTH111

 

Programming and Game Design
MTH132

Students will use the Unity 3D game engine as a platform to learn the C# programming language. Through the development of several simple games, students will explore the power of programming as well as the artistic expression that Unity makes accessible to everyone. The focus will be on the scripting side of Unity and not on the creation of 2D and 3D art assets.

Prerequisites: MTH109

Statistics
MTH115

Statistics is the science of learning from data, and of measuring, controlling, and communicating uncertainty. Statisticians apply statistical thinking and methods to a wide variety of scientific, social, and business endeavors. Students in this course will use data to solve problems in a wide variety of fields and apply mathematical and statistical knowledge to social, economic, medical, political, and ecological problems.

Prerequisites: MTH111

 

 

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