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Last chapter of Chalkdust Algebra 2 - skip it or do it?


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#1 happy7

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Posted 20 October 2017 - 06:11 PM

Do we need to do the last chapter of the book for Chalkdust Algebra 2? I am not a math person, but it looks like at least some of it is either trig or precalc maybe?

 

Here are the topics:

Sequences and Series

Arithmentic sequences

Geometric sequences and series

Binomial theorem

 



#2 kiana

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Posted 20 October 2017 - 06:57 PM

Imo no. It should be covered in precalc. 



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Posted 20 October 2017 - 08:13 PM

I say do it.  There is an increasing emphasis on that stuff.  Your child will get it again in precalc and again in calc if they do BC, but repetition isn't necessarily a bad thing.


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#4 MomsintheGarden

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Posted 22 October 2017 - 01:11 AM

We do Chalk Dust, and our children study those topics in Alg. 2, then again in Precalc in a little more depth. They are worth studying both times to review and really learn them. Fwiw, our oldest 3 have gone on to become math majors.
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