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).

Distance Learning Option:  Students wishing to attend this class online can join the live class at its regularly scheduled time using the Zoom link provided by the tutor.  Students should register for the class through the online registration form and then contact the tutor by email.

Covid - 19 Contingency Plan - In the event that we are forced to transition to online classes at any point in the school year, this class will continue to be held.  See the adjusted 3-day schedule for the meeting time.

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.

Cost:  $210 per semester
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, online computer access for the statistics unit