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Recorded MS
Math
Glencoe Middle School Math 2, Part Two

Middle School Math 2 covers many of the same topics as Middle School Math 1, but each topic is discussed more in depth and with more application. We will still be doing a lot of work with fractions, decimals, integers, data analysis, algebraic expressions and equations, functions and inequalities, using formulas, and surface area and volume. We will add to this list ratios and proportions and more applications of fractions and percentages. This course is designed to prepare students for Pre-Algebra.

Total classes: 14 live plus 5-7 pre-recorded

Prerequisite: Middle School Math (Glencoe), Part One or the equivalent

Suggested grade level: One full semester math

##### Description

Middle School Math 2 covers many of the same topics as Middle School Math 1, but each topic is discussed more in depth and with more application. We will still be doing a lot of work with fractions, decimals, integers, data analysis, algebraic expressions and equations, functions and inequalities, using formulas, and surface area and volume. We will add to this list ratios and proportions and more applications of fractions and percentages. This course is designed to prepare students for Pre-Algebra.

##### Outline

Weeks 1 – 3: Ratios and Proportions

-Ratios

-Rates

-Algebra- Solving Proportions

-Geometry – Scale Drawings

-Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

-Percent Proportion

Weeks 4 – 5: Applying Percent

-Percent and Estimation

-Algebra: The Percent Equation

-Statistics: Using Statistics to Predict

-Percent of Change

-Sales Tax and Discount

-Simple Interest

Week 6 : Probability

-Simple Events

-Tree Diagrams

-The Fundamental Counting Principle

Weeks  7 – 10 : Geometry

-Angles

-Making Circle Graphs

-Angle Relationships

-Triangles

-Similar Figures

-Polygons

-Translations

-Reflections

Weeks 11 – 13 Geometry: Measuring Two-Dimensional Figures

-Squares and square roots

-Estimating Square Roots

-The Pythagorean Theorem

-Area of Parallelograms

-Area of Triangles and Trapezoids

-Area of Circles

-Perimeter and Area

– Circles and Circumference

##### Materials and Homework

Course Materials: Mathematics: Applications and Concepts, Course 2, Student Edition (Glencoe Mathematics), 2006 Edition. We recommend purchasing the book used as they can be found for as little as \$0.99 plus s/h: www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0078652634/catholictreas-20 (click on Used).

Homework: 2-4 lessons per week with 10-20 homework problems per lesson, 1-2 short quizzes per week, and approximately one chapter test every other week.

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