**Analytical Mathematics Syllabus**

**Zack Blume**

**2020-2021**

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**Required Materials**

Textbook, pencils, binder, notebook paper, graph paper, ruler, and a scientific or graphing calculator.

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**Course Content and Tentative Pacing Guide**

**1st Nine Weeks- **

Equations and Inequalities, Complex Numbers, Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, Quadratic Equations, Functions and their graphs, Slope, Transformations, Polynomials, Remainder and Factor theorems, Modeling using variations

**2nd Nine Weeks-**

Exponential Functions, Logarithms, Growth and Decay, Trigonometric Functions, Right triangle trig, Graphs of trig functions, Inverse trig functions, Analytic Trigonometry, Sum and difference formulas, Trigonometric equations

**3rd Nine Weeks-**

Law of sines and cosines, Polar equations, Vectors, The dot product, Systems of equations in 2 and 3 variables, Systems of Inequalities, Matrices and Determinants, Scalar Multiplication, Inconsistent and Dependent systems, Inverse matrices, Cramer's Rule

**4th Nine Weeks-**

Conic sections, Analytic Geometry, Truth Tables, Elipses, Hyperbolas, Parabolas, Conic Sections in Polar Coordinates, Sequences, Limits, Induction, Probability, Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences, Binomial Theorem

*The above content correlates to the Alabama Course of Study*

**Rules**

• Materials are required daily. Being unprepared will not be tolerated!

• Be respectful of others!

• Be responsible!

• Abide by all Etowah County rules, with emphasis on the Cell Phone Policy

**Grading Policy**

Grades will be determined by total points earned divided by total possible points. Tests will be worth 100 points each, quizzes will be worth 50 points each, and daily homework/classwork will be worth 10 points each.

**Make-up Policy**

Schoolwork missed due to excused absences may be made up, and a grade shall be awarded. Students shall have 3 days for each day of excused absence to complete and return make up work. It is the responsibility of the student to request and return make-up work. Work for unexcused absences can not be made up..

**Teacher Contact Information**

Zack Blume

**zack_blume@ecboe.org**

Please contact me with any questions or concerns.