Prosser, WA (PRWEB) February 13, 2013
Red Comet’s enhanced and updated online high school Mathematics core course in Algebra provides an in-depth experience for first-time Idaho algebra students. The course provides students with the foundation to comprehend issues and ideas related to the various functions, equations and patterns used in algebra. The flexible, learner-centered approach offers a portfolio of concepts designed to open the door to basics in mathematics, procedures, mathematical reasoning and critical thinking. Students understand the language of algebra and solve numerous problems in linear equations, functions and relations, linear inequalities, radical expressions, polynomials, factoring, quadratic equations and their applications, and rational expressions and equations.
The course explores standard and scientific notation and the metric system of measurement. Factorizing and calculating the Greatest Common Factor, squaring and taking the square root, analyzing, and generalizing a variety of patterns with tables and graphs are discussed in the course. The student learns to collect, organize, and display data with appropriate notation in tables, charts, and graphs, including scatter plots, broken line graphs, line plots, bar graphs etc. The student understands the techniques and tools to accurately find length, area, volume, and angle measures to appropriate levels of precision, and to use formulas to determine the circumference and area of circles.
Red Comet offers a complete online program that is both rigorous and engaging. Red Comet is approved by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) in Washington State as a “Multi-District Online Course Provider” and as a “Multi-District Online School Program Provider”. Red Comet’s online program excels not only in the breadth of its offering but also has received the best ratings for student satisfaction in Washington State. Red Comet’s online learning is engaging and presents even the most challenging topics in a way that students can understand. Students taking Red Comet's online high school classes are challenged using a variety of learning techniques which makes learning interesting while keeping them motivated to complete their courses within the allotted schedule.
Students throughout the country use Red Comet’s high school classes that include all core subjects – Language Arts, Science, Mathematics and Social Studies, as well as numerous high school electives. A variety of students use Red Comet’s online learning program – students in need of credit recovery, students attending public high schools who cannot attend all of their high school classes, students attending private schools who are looking for electives or Advanced Placement classes, home school high school students who need help in specific subject areas, athletes, students with part-time jobs etc.