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Saxon Advanced Math Homeschool Kit


Algebra, geometry, trigonometry, discrete mathematics and mathematical analysis all in one kit

Audience Grades 10–12; used in Classical Conversations communities in Challenge III and Challenge IV
Accessibility Challenging; most students will require guidance
Preparation Recommended to follow Saxon Algebra II
Author Saxon Publishing
Page Count Textbook: 748 (120 lessons); Homeschool Packet: 159; Test Forms: 280
Format Hardcover textbook; Paperback Homeschool Packet and Test Forms
Publication Date 2006 (second edition)

General Description

Classical Conversations endorses Saxon math as a complete K-12 Curriculum. No curriculum is ever perfect, but Saxon has the history and statistics to prove that it can take a home schooled student through Algebra II and even beyond without the guidance of an expert math teacher.

Advanced Mathematics is made up of five instructional components: Introduction of the New Increment, Examples with Complete Solutions, Practice of the Increment, Daily Problem Sets, and Cumulative Tests. In Advanced Mathematics, topics from algebra, geometry, trigonometry, discrete mathematics, and mathematical analysis are interwoven to form a fully integrated text.

A rigorous treatment of Euclidean geometry is also presented. Word problems are developed throughout the problem sets and become progressively more elaborate. With this practice, students will be able to solve challenging problems such as rate problems and work problems involving abstract quantities. The graphing calculator is used to graph functions and perform data analysis. Conceptually oriented problems that prepare students for college entrance exams (such as the ACT and SAT) are included in the problem sets.

Advanced Mathematics includes such topics as: