Math

The Department of Mathematics plays an essential role in the college preparatory function of the school. A student must take a course in mathematics each year that he is enrolled at Brother Martin. Preparation for standardized testing is included in each course.

Courses:

Algebra I

Algebra I

This course is required of all freshmen except those taking Geometry, Geometry Honors or Algebra I Honors. This course covers variables and open sentences, problem solving, radicals, polynomials, special products and factoring, algebraic fractions, and graphing. Serious attention is given to the study of the real number system at this level.

Algebra I Honors

This course is taken by freshmen whose mathematics background indicates the ability to work at an advanced level. This course includes all the topics covered in Algebra I together with quadratic functions. Numerous applications are included to expose students to the usefulness of those topics covered.

Geometry
Algebra II
Advanced Math
Pre-Calculus/ Calculus
Statistics

Helpful Links:

  • My Math Lab
    Students in all math classes will do much of their homework in MyMathLab. The program provides instant feedback for each question and provides additional resources, such as textbook-embedded videos or "view an example," which takes the student step-by-step on how to do the problem if he is struggling with a topic.
  • Khan Academy
    Khan Academy has many helpful math videos if students need extra assistance with specific math topics.