Bridge to Algebra 2

Course Overview

Students in Bridge to Algebra 2 study:

  • In Unit 1, students investigate different problem solving strategies and mathematical models, including many different types of representation to help solve problems.
  • In Unit 2, linear functions and their properties are investigated, including lines of best fit and piecewise functions.
  • In Unit 3, students investigate systems of linear equations and systems of linear inequalities.
  • In Unit 4, students investigate quadratic functions, their properties, and techniques to solve them. The square root function is also explored.
  • In Unit 5, exponential functions are explored and applications are investigated by students.
  • In Unit 6, students study direct and inverse variation, including various representations and applications.
  • In the optional Unit 7, students study probability and combinatorics.

Course Description

Get an explanation of what your child will be learning in Bridge to Algebra 2 in the High School Course Bulletin.

Curriculum Resources

Curriculum Framework

The framework is a document showing what students will know and be able to do by the end of each course, as related to the Maryland State Standards.

Textbook Resources

MCPS uses one textbook county-wide in Bridge to Algebra 2:

"Bridge to Algebra 2," Pearson/Addison Wesley, Copyright 2008