This course is designed for the very serious math student who is willing to make a commitment in work and time to this Calculus class. Calculus is introduced as a new level of mathematics. Topics covered include exponential functions, logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, limits, continuity, derivatives, applications of derivatives, definite integrals, differential equations, mathematical modeling, applications of definite integrals, L’Hopital’s Rule, improper integrals, and infinite series. The students will need to supply their own graphing calculator (TI-84+CE preferred).
This course will review many advanced topics such as: logarithms, arithmetic series, geometric series, conic sections, roots of higher order, polynomial equations, function, and curve sketching. The students will need to supply their own graphing calculator (TI-84+CE preferred).
In this course, students will study properties of plane and solid figures. Emphasis will be upon obtaining information about geometric figures, developing logical thinking by means of proof, thinking in three-dimensional terms and developing an appreciation of the applications of geometry in the modern world.
College Algebra may be taken for college credit. Prerequisites: Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, a 2.75 GPA, and ACT score of 21+ in Math or placed through the COMPASS test. The first half of the course is College Algebra involving equation solving with polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions. Inequalities, elementary analytic geometry, and solutions of systems of equations are also considered. Students may elect to receive college credit. The second half of the course is devoted to studying circle and triangle trigonometry. There is also a section on the trigonometric addition formulas and applications to sequences, series, and probability.
This course is designed to develop math skills that will be used in many vocational areas. The use of word problems is extensive and covers the topics of problem solving, simple geometry, ratios, measurements, and basic algebraic equations. These topics are utilized to solve problems in the fields of technology, agriculture, home economics, medicine, and general contracting. The use of a calculator is required and will be taught in the first few lessons.
Room #: 202
This will be my 7th year teaching in the Conway Springs district. I graduated from Bethel College with a Bachelor's degree in Mathematical Sciences and hold a Master's degree from Emporia State in Curriculum and Instruction. Along with my teaching duties, I help with girls' tennis, girls' basketball, and track.