A Guide to Completing The Square (the big idea)

Completing the square is one of the most vital ways for Algebra 2 students to identify the vertex of a function (this likely means the maximum or the minimum of the graph). We will need to use completing the square to convert standard form functions to vertex form. This will be another tool that can help us graph functions and Read More …

Algebra 2 – Unit 3 – Polynomial Functions

Topics: A.SSE.1 – Interpret parts of an expression such as term, factor, and coefficient. A.SSE.2 – Use the structure of an expression to rewrite them into equivalent forms (factoring, dividing, multiplying polynomials). A.APR.1 – Add, Subtract & Multiply Polynomials A.APR.2 – Apply the Remainder Theorem (rewrite division problems as multiplication problems plus the remainder). Videos:   Class Resources: Adding and Read More …