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  • 1 Adding and Subtracting Integers
  • 2 Multiplying and Dividing Integers
  • 3 Order of Operations
  • 4 Evaluation
  • 5 Absolute Value
  • 6 Distributive Property and Combining Like Terms


  • 7 Two-Step Equations
  • 8 Equations with Fractions
  • 9 Equations with Variable on Both Sides
  • 10 Equations with Variable on Both Sides and Distributive
  • 11 Literal Equations
  • 12 Advanced Literal Equations

Word problems

  • 13 Number Word Problems
  • 14 Geometry Word Problems
  • 15 Mixture Word Problems
  • 16 Motion Word Problems
  • 17 Advanced Motion Word Problems

Inequalities, absolute value, functions, graphing

  • 18 Solving and Graphing Inequalities
  • 19 Combined Inequalities
  • 20 Advanced Inequalities
  • 21 Absolute Value Equations
  • 22 Absolute Value Inequalities
  • 23 The Coordinate System
  • 24 Domain and Range
  • 25 Definition of a Function
  • 26 Function and Arrow Notation
  • 27 Graphing Lines
  • 28 The Intercept Method

Linear equations

  • 29 Slope of a Line
  • 30 Using Slope to Graph a Line
  • 31 Slope Formula
  • 32 Using Slope Formula to Find Missing Coordinates
  • 33 Slope-Intercept Form
  • 34 Converting to Slope-Intercept Form and Graphing
  • 35 Writing Equations of Lines in Standard Form
  • 36 Writing Equations of Lines Using the Point-Slope Formula
  • 37 Writing Equations of Lines Given Two Points
  • 38 Writing Equations of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Systems of equations

  • 39 Solving Systems by Graphing
  • 40 Solving Systems by Addition
  • 41 Solving Systems by Substitution
  • 42 Systems of Equations with Fractions and Method of Choice
  • 43 Number and Value Word Problems
  • 44 Wind and Current Word Problems

Exponents & polynomials

  • 45 The Product Rule
  • 46 The Power Rule
  • 47 The Quotient Rule
  • 48 Numerical Bases and Exponents of Zero
  • 49 Combining Exponent Rules
  • 50 F.O.I.L.
  • 51 Advanced Multiplying Polynomials


  • 52 Greatest Common Factor
  • 53 Factoring out the Greatest Common Factor
  • 54 Factoring Trinomials with Positive Constants
  • 55 Factoring Trinomials with Negative Constants
  • 56 Difference of Two Squares
  • 57 Factoring Trinomials with Lead Coefficients and Positive Constants
  • 58 Factoring Trinomials with Lead Coefficients and Negative Constants
  • 59 Factoring by Grouping
  • 60 Advanced Factoring by Grouping
  • 61 Factoring Completely
  • 62 Advanced Factoring Completely
  • 63 Beginning Polynomial Equations
  • 64 Intermediate Polynomial Equations
  • 65 Advanced Polynomial Equations

Rational expressions & equations

  • 66 Simplifying Rational Expressions
  • 67 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
  • 68 Adding Rational Expressions
  • 69 Subtracting Rational Expressions
  • 70 Complex Fractions
  • 71 Rational Equations
  • 72 Advanced Rational Equations


  • 73 Simplifying Radicals
  • 74 Multiplying Radicals
  • 75 Dividing Radicals
  • 76 Adding Radicals and FOILing with Radicals
  • 77 Dividing Radicals Using Conjugates
  • 78 Radical Equations
  • 79 Advanced Radical Equations


  • 80 Taking the Square Root of Both Sides
  • 81 Completing The Square
  • 82 Advanced Completing The Square
  • 83 Quadratic Formula
  • 84 Advanced Quadratic Formula
  • 85 Solving Quadratic Equations Using Method of Choice

Imaginary & complex numbers

  • 86 Imaginary Numbers
  • 87 Advanced Imaginary Numbers
  • 88 Complex Numbers
  • 89 Advanced Complex Numbers

Quadratic equations & functions

  • 90 Understanding y - k = a(x - h)2 Form
  • 91 Graphing Quadratic Equations in y - k = a(x - h)2 Form
  • 92 Writing Quadratic Equations in y - k = a(x - h)2 Form
  • 93 Graphing Quadratic Functions
  • 94 Sum and Product of Roots Formula
  • 95 Writing Quadratic Functions

Coordinate geometry

  • 96 Distance Formula
  • 97 Midpoint Formula
  • 98 Equation of a Circle

Negative & rational exponents

  • 99 Negative Exponents
  • 100 Numerical Bases with Negative Exponents
  • 101 Multiplying and Dividing with Negative Exponents
  • 102 Multiplying and Dividing with Scientific Notation
  • 103 Rational Exponents
  • 104 Numerical Bases with Rational Exponents
  • 105 Writing Radicals in Exponential Form
  • 106 Solving Equations with Rational Exponents
  • 107 Radical Exponents

Composite & inverse functions

  • 108 Composite Functions: f(g(x)) and g(f(x))
  • 109 Inverse Relations
  • 110 Inverse Functions


  • 111 Evaluating Logarithms and Logarithmic vs. Exponential Form
  • 112 Solving Logarithmic Equations
  • 113 Logarithm Rules and Properties
  • 114 Evaluating Logarithms by Condensing or Expanding
  • 115 Solving Advanced Logarithmic Equations
  • 116 Logarithm Calculator Problems
  • 117 Exponential Equations and Change of Base Formula
  • 118 Exponential Growth and Decay
  • 119 Half Life and Doubling Time Formulas
  • 120 Natural Logarithms
  • 121 Solving Natural Logarithm Equations with ln and e

Advanced concepts

  • 122 Systems of Inequalities
  • 123 Systems of Three Equations
  • 124 Sum and Difference of Two Cubes
  • 125 Quadratic Word Problems
  • 126 Polynomial Inequalities
  • 127 Work Word Problems
  • 128 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
  • 129 Polynomial Long Division
  • 130 Synthetic Division

What are the topics in Algebra 2?

Algebra 2 typically covers the topics below.

  • Simplifying, Equations, and Inequalities
  • Word Problems
  • Linear Equations and Functions
  • Systems of Equations
  • Exponents and Polynomials
  • Factoring and Rational Expressions
  • Radicals
  • Quadratic Functions
  • Imaginary Numbers
  • Polynomial Division
  • Negative and Rational Exponents
  • Composite and Inverse Functions
  • Logarithms
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  1. Richness of Features. Our program is packed with everything you need in a stand-alone Algebra 2 course. In addition to the one-on-one instruction, the course features a comprehensive grade report that automatically records student scores; background lessons to build the student’s foundation in math; diagnostic quizzes before each lesson; cumulative review; and printable extra problems, notes, and chapter tests.

What is the difference between Algebra 1 and Algebra 2?

Algebra 1 has a strong focus on equations, inequalities, graphing lines, factoring, and radicals. Algebra 2 reviews all the topics in Algebra 1, but it takes each concept to a deeper level. It also introduces new topics that aren’t covered in Algebra 1, such as imaginary numbers, polynomial division, and logarithms.

What grade do you learn Algebra 2?

Students normally learn Algebra 2 in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade. The grade level for the course depends on whether the student takes Geometry first. It also depends on the student’s ability in math. Generally speaking, Algebra 2 is a 10th or 11th grade course because students usually take Geometry first.

Is Algebra 2 or Geometry harder?

Whether Algebra 2 or Geometry is the harder class depends entirely on the student. For example, Geometry and its shapes might be easier for you than Algebra 2 and its equations. On other hand, you might find that working with figures is harder than working with variables, making Geometry the more difficult class.

Are Algebra 2 and Pre-Calculus the same thing?

Algebra 2 is the course that comes before Pre-Calculus, so the two courses are not the same thing. Pre-Calculus is a more advanced course that focuses on Trigonometry.

Can I learn Algebra 2 in a month?

Algebra 2 is not a course that you can learn in a month. It usually takes 9 months to go through the course, although the range is anywhere from 6 to 12 months, depending on your math background and abilities. No matter how long it takes, you’ll need plenty of help along the way, so it’s important to give yourself ample time to go through the course.

How do I pass Algebra 2?

If you’re wondering how to pass Algebra 2, there’s no substitute for individualized instruction. Fortunately, there are now a variety of ways to get one-on-one tutoring.

  1. Hire a private tutor if you can afford it.
  2. Schedule an online “live” tutor (i.e. Skype and virtual whiteboard), which is cheaper than a private tutor but still costly.
  3. Sign up for “Asynchronous” tutoring (i.e. pre-recorded video and audio instruction), which is both inexpensive and effective. Make sure your lessons include plenty of practice as well.

How do I find a good math tutor?

Let’s say you’re looking for a good Algebra 2 tutor. The best way to start is with an online search. The math tutor you find might not be a traditional one, but that could be a good thing. For example, if you find online tutoring that has been pre-recorded and embedded in an online course, it could save you lots of time and expense.

What is Algebra 2?

You can think of Algebra 2 as an extension of all of the Algebra you’ve learned so far. In other words, familiar concepts are taken to the next level, and new concepts build on your Algebra foundation.

What do I need to know for Algebra 2?

The first semester of Algebra 2 is essentially Algebra 1 with more difficult problems, so the most important thing to know is Algebra 1. The second semester introduces new concepts such as imaginary numbers and logarithms, so any exposure to these topics before taking Algebra 2 can also be helpful.

Is Algebra 2 the same as College Algebra?

College Algebra is slightly more advanced than Algebra 2, but they are more or less the same course. In fact, if you took a rigorous Algebra 2 course in high school, all of the topics in College Algebra might be review for you.

Can you take Algebra 2 online?

The best way to learn Algebra 2 online is with a program that offers video and audio instruction. You’re going to need lots of help in order to take the course online, and written explanations of problems aren’t enough, so make sure your online course goes far beyond a “pdf” version of a textbook.

Why should I take Algebra 2?

All students should take Algebra 2 because it prepares them for College Algebra, which is a required course for most college degrees. Students who have taken Algebra 2 are much less likely to struggle with College Algebra, and they might even be able to place out of the course.


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