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High school math progression?

Hi, I'm a rising freshman, and I'm curious about the typical progression of math courses throughout high school. Can anyone give me an idea of what to expect? Thanks!

6 months ago

Hi there! It's awesome that you're thinking about your math coursework ahead of time. The typical progression of math courses in high school varies depending on your starting point and the level of rigor you choose, but here's a general outline for you to consider:

1. Freshman Year: Algebra I or Geometry (depending on what you've already completed in middle school)

2. Sophomore Year: Geometry or Algebra II

3. Junior Year: Algebra II or Precalculus/Trigonometry

4. Senior Year: Precalculus/Trigonometry or Calculus (AB or BC, if taking AP)

Keep in mind that some schools offer honors or Advanced Placement (AP) versions of these courses if you're looking for more challenging options. Some students may also opt to take a statistics course, such as AP Statistics, during their junior or senior years.

Remember, every student's math progression can look a bit different, and it's essential to choose a path that aligns with both your abilities and future goals. Talk to your school counselor to help you make the best decisions for your individual situation. Good luck, and enjoy your math journey throughout high school!

6 months ago

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