Algebra 2
Tutor: Kim Nelson
Length: Full Year Class Period: Thursday, period 1

Description: This Algebra 2 class covers the following topics:

  • Expressions, Operations, and Polynomials
  • Linear, Quadratic, Polynomial, and Rational Equations and Inequalities
  • Linear, Quadratic, Polynomial, and Rational Functions
  • Systems of Equations and Inequalities
  • Word Problems
  • Radicals and exponents
  • Complex Numbers
  • Trigonometry
  • Conic Sections
  • Logarithms
  • Statistics

Three to four lessons will be presented each week, and the student will be expected to complete and correct each week's assignments, with questions answered at the next class.  Assignment notes, help videos, and other supplemental resources will be available online for all students on the CHAT math website.

Note: After completing this class, students will be prepared to take the College Algebra CLEP test if they so desire.  (For test specifics, see .)  Questions?  Email Mrs. Nelson (address above).

Tutor: Kim Nelson graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Mathematics from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. She holds a current Minnesota teaching license in secondary mathematics.  Mrs. Nelson taught math at Henry Sibley High School is West St. Paul for 6 years before starting her family.  She homeschooled all 4 of her children (now all in college or beyond), and has taught everything from Pre-K to Calculus. She is the co-founder of CHAT and has been teaching math classes at CHAT since it began in 2004.

Level: Grades 9-12
Prerequisite: Algebra 1
Homework: Approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours per day
Text: (to be purchased by parents) Bob Jones Algebra 2 text, 2nd edition (ISBN #1-57924-385-1)

algebra 2 book

Supplies:  Scientific calculator, $15 for printed materials, computer access for the online statistics unit