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Algebra II  Exponential Functions  Unit 8 
Essential Questions: 1. Exponential functions are inverses of logarithmic functions. 2. Exponential and logarithmic equations are solved using the properties of exponents and logarithms. 3. Graphs of exponential and logarithmic functions are used to interpret data in financial, science, and business applications. 
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Algebra II  Functional Form and Design  Unit 1 
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Algebra II  Independently Lucky  Unit 6 
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Algebra II  Inferences and Conclusions  Unit 9 
Essential Questions: 1. Inferences are made by use of a random sample from a population in surveys, observational studies, and experiments. 2. Theoretical probability is used to make a prediction for a random event to occur, whereas experimental probability gives the actual result of a random event. 3. The addition rule and the multiplication rule are used to determine probabilities of a union of events and an intersection of events, respectively 
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Algebra II  Logarithmic Log Jams  Instructional Unit 2 
Enhanced and Updated  November 2015  This updated instructional unit includes learning experiences, teacher and student resources, assessment ideas, and differentiation options. The storyboard document provides a roadmap of teaching activities and a possible performance assessment for the unit. Inquiry Questions (Engaging Debatable): 
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Algebra II  Planning for High School Mathematics  All Units 
Seven (7) Algebra II Units in a single curriculum planning document and Curriculum at a Glance overview Colorado's District Sample Curriculum Project By Content Area 
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Algebra II  Poly Want a Nomial?  Unit 3 
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Algebra II  Polynomials  Unit 4 
Essential Questions: 1. Performing operations on polynomials involve use of concepts such as: gathering like terms, distributive property, long division, and synthetic division. 2. Polynomials can be factored using factoring patterns, use of a quadratic form of the polynomial, factor theorem, and solved using the remainder theorem. 3. Looking for the turning points or zeros of a function highlights trends in data for forecasting such things are population growth or potential evolutionary relationships. 4. The degree of a polynomial determines the number of zeros of the related polynomial function. 
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Algebra II  Quadratic Equations  Unit 3 
Essential Questions: 1. The forms of quadratic equations are standard (ax^{2} + bx + c = 0), factored ( a(x + b)(x + c) = 0 ), and vertex ( a(x – h)^{2} + b = 0 ) 2. You can solve quadratic equations by factoring, completing the square and the quadratic formula. 3. The graph of a quadratic function is a parabola. 
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Algebra II  Radical Expressions  Unit 5 
Essential Questions: 1. Radicals can be written as a rational exponent. 2. Radical expressions can be simplified using the properties of exponents. 3. Radical equations can be solved numerically, analytically, and graphically. 
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Algebra II  Radically Rational Unit 4 
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Algebra II  Rational Expressions  Unit 6 
Essential Questions: 1. Simplify rational expressions by using the properties of fractions and polynomials. 2. Solve rational equations numerically, analytically, and graphically. 3. To graph a rational function, you need to utilize the domain and asymptotes. 
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Algebra II  Survey Says… Instructional Unit 7 
Enhanced and Updated  November 2014  This updated instructional unit includes learning experiences, teacher and student resources, assessment ideas, and differentiation options. The storyboard document provides a roadmap of teaching activities and a possible performance assessment for the unit. Inquiry Questions (Engaging Debatable):

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Algebra II  Trickster Trigonometry  Unit 5 
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Algebra II  Trigonometric Functions  Unit 7 
Essential Questions: 1. Radian measure of an angle is based on the unit circle. 2. Trigonometric functions have period, amplitude, frequency, and midline. 3. The Pythagorean Identity is sin^{2}Θ + cos^{2}Θ = 1 
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