High School Math 1B

How can I use math to explain my world?

Why Take This Course?

Algebra 1B

Math can represent and describe the world around us. In this course, students will explore how systems, sequences, and expressions can deepen problem-solving skills. In HS Math 1B, we will refine our ability to think and reason logically as we study equations and inequalities, scatter plots and other data distributions, and two-way tables. Additionally, we will discuss classics and explore the minds of the great thinkers who discovered mathematical patterns that we use today. Students will leave this course armed with tools to solve multiple problems and strong foundations for future mathematical learning.

Course Framework

Unit 1Unit 2Unit 3Unit 4
What are geometric sequences and exponential functions?What are the principles of statistics?How are the principles of transformations and congruence?What is analytic geometry, and how does it modify Euclid’s geometry?
What are the key ideas of geometric sequences?What are the foundations of statistics?How are basic geometric transformations performed?What are the key ideas of analytic geometry?
What are the key ideas of exponential functions?What does Euclid demonstrate in propositions 17-24?What does Euclid demonstrate in propositions 25-36?What does Euclid demonstrate in propositions 37-48?
What are the foundations of Euclidean geometry?

Texts and Materials Students Must Purchase

  • Euclid, Dana Densmore, T. L. Heath - "Euclid's Elements" - Provided by WL
  • Students must create an account in Khan Academy and add Williamsburg Academy as their coach.
  • Students taking the self-paced or independent version of this course do not need to purchase any texts or materials.

Details

  • Recommended Grade: 9th (Freshman), 10th (Sophomore)
  • Prerequisites: High School Math 1A
  • Versions & Estimated Weekly Hours: 7*
  • Format: Live / Self-Paced / Independent
  • Credits: 0.5
 

*Math students spend at least one hour a day practicing math, plus two hours a week in live class sessions.

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