The Algebra 2 Tutor is a 6 hour course spread over 2 DVD disks that will aid the student in the core topics of Algebra 2. This DVD bridges the gap between Algebra 1 and Trigonometry, and contains essential material to do well in advanced mathematics. Many of the topics in contained in this DVD series are used in other Math courses, such as writing equations of lines, graphing equations, and solving systems of equations. These skills are used time again in more advanced courses such as Physics and Calculus.
Numerical methods for solving linear systems of equations, linear least squares problems, matrix eigen value problems, nonlinear systems of equations, interpolation, quadrature, and initial value ordinary differential equations.
Algebra II is the fork in the road. Those who succeed in this second part of the algebra sequence are well on their way to precalculus, calculus, and higher mathematics, which open the door to careers in science, engineering, medicine, economics, information technology, and many other fields. And since algebraic thinking is found in almost every sphere of modern life, a thorough grounding in this abstract discipline is essential for many nontechnical careers as well, from law to business to graphic arts.
Algebra I is one of the most critical courses that students take in high school. Not only does it introduce them to a powerful reasoning tool with applications in many different careers, but algebra is the gateway to higher education. Students who do well in algebra are better prepared for college entrance exams and for college in general, since algebra teaches them how to solve problems and think abstractly—skills that pay off no matter what major they pursue.
Supporting the effective learning process for the student remains the primary focus in making decisions concerning Chalk Dust product development. We feel that the combination of quality DVD instruction, understandable textbook examples, a solutions guide with step-by-step solutions to problems in the text, and personal help when needed via telephone or the internet, provide the most comprehensive and effective distance-learning environment.