## Algebra 1 and Honors Algebra 2

Room: 229

rebecca.downer@gilbertschools.net

Welcome!

Algebra 1:

This course will include the study of properties of the real number system and operations, evaluating rational
algebraic expressions, solving and graphing first degree equations and inequalities, translating word problems
into equations, operations with and factoring of polynomials, and solving quadratics.

Honors Algebra 2:

This course will have an in-depth study of algebraic concepts. Topics will include sequence and series, polynomials, radicals, rationals, exponents, logarithms, trigonometry, and the analysis of data and probability.

# About Me

I am beginning my 6th year as a teacher at Campo Verde and my 14th year as a mathematics educator. I have a bachelor degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and a master degree from Northern Arizona University. I am looking forward to a great year where all students strive to do their very best in better understanding mathematical concepts and logical process.