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The Homeschool Diner's Guide toHomeschooling by SubjectAdvanced Math: Algebra 2, Trigonometry, Calculus (and more) for Homeschoolers by Julie Shepherd knapp, copyright 2006Maths for the Masses -- a collection of links to well-written, easy to understand math tutorials on a variety of advance math topics, including algebra, calculus and analysis, combinatorics and discrete mathematics, geometry and topology, logic and set theory, number theory, probability and statistics, etc. GeoGebra -- a free download, an interactive, dynamic mathematics software for schools that joins geometry, algebra and calculus Algebra 2 and Trigonometry“Trigonometry the Easy Way” by Douglas Downing -- Kid-friendly introductory texts that explain math concepts in a story-book format; great for young students who are interested in higher concepts but not ready to take full-blown courses, also helpful for those who need to understand the reasoning behind the formulas. Saxon Algebra 2 -- textbook, answer key, testsAoP Intermediate Algebra -- interactive virtual classroomsAoP Trigonometry/Complex Numbers -- interactive virtual classroomsChalk Dust Algebra 2 and Trigonometry -- video/DVD lessons with a textbook and solutions manual, online samples of the video available Life of Fred Algebra 2 and Trigonometry -- two of a series of math books written by a retired math teacher. Who says learning advance math has to be tedious? These books are very charming, written in a conversational tone, with just a touch of dry humor. The name comes from the main character in the series, Fred, who learns about each book's topics thru practical, everyday experiences. All of these books are complete courses, with plenty of problems to work, and an optional "Home Companion" teacher's guide. Great for the math phobic, for those needing review, or as a complete course. Explore the website to learn more and see sample pages. Algebra and Trigonometry: Functions and Applications by Paul Foerster -- a classic text book used in high school Honors Algebra Honors courses. Often used by homeschoolers who have used Jacobs Algebra 1 and Jacobs Geometry. Aleks Algebra 2 and Trigonometry -- online math program, self-paced, when a student can complete 4 problems on a topic they are allowed to move on, inexpensive monthly subscription, free 48-hour trial EPGY Intermediate Algebra and pre-Calculus/Trig -- Stanford online distance learning courses for gifted students, must qualify to apply Mathematics Articles by Stan Brown -- online tutorials in Algebra, Trig, and Calculus, including use of a TI-83/84 graphing calculator The Top Ten List of (College) Algebra Mistakes -- Prof. Edward BurgerTrigonometry -- a very helpful online tutorial by Fergus Ray MurrayPrintable graph paper -- select grid size and type of paper, includes cartesian, logarithmic, polar, engineering, etc Calculus“Calculus the Easy Way” by Douglas Downing -- Kid-friendly introductory texts that explain math concepts in a story-book format; great for young students who are interested in higher concepts but not ready to take full- blown courses, also helpful for those who need to understand the reasoning behind the formulas. Chalk Dust Calculus and Pre-Calculus -- video/DVD lessons with a textbook and solutions manual, online samples of the video available Life of Fred Calculus -- one of a series of math text books written by a retired math teacher. Who says learning advanced math has to be tedious? These books are very charming, written in a conversational tone, with just a touch of dry humor. The name comes from the main character in the series, Fred, who learns about each book's topics thru practical, everyday experiences. All of these books are complete courses, with plenty of problems to work. Explore the website to learn more and see sample pages. Saxon Calculus -- textbook, answer key, testsUCCP Open Access College Prep -- free online AP Calculus courses, includes Calculus AB and Calculus BC, use as prep for taking AP tests Mathematics Articles by Stan Brown -- online tutorials in Algebra, Trig, and Calculus, including use of a TI-83/84 graphing calculator Two Big Questions in Calculus -- Professor Edward Burger of Williams College (who also teaches math in the Stanford EPGY Program and on ThinkWell.com videos) shows the basic uses of calculus (YouTube) Calculus in 20 Minutes (Part 1) (Part 2) -- Professor Edward Burger of Williams College (who also teaches math in the Stanford EPGY Program and on ThinkWell videos) gives a crash course (YouTube) Hot and Fun Calculus links from Cynthia LaniusOther Advanced Math TopicsLife of Fred Statistics -- one of a series of math text books written by a retired math teacher. Who says learning statistics has to be tedious? These books are very charming, written in a conversational tone, with just a touch of dry humor. The name comes from the main character in the series, Fred, who learns about each book's topics thru practical, everyday experiences. All of these books are complete courses, with plenty of problems to work. Explore the website to learn more and see sample pages. Economics U$A -- free online video instructional series on economics for college and high school classrooms, 28 half-hour video programs Mathematics Illuminated from Annanberg Media -- 13 units covering high level extra-curricular math concepts (primes, topology, chaos, etc) Investing for Life: Youth -- complete personal finance and investing self-study course for young investors from the NAIC Foundations in Personal Finance: Homeschool Pack by Dave Ramsey -- empowers students to make sound financial decisions for life National Repository of Online Classes: AP -- free, self-study, online AP courses in science, math, and history Related IssuesMath's Hidden Woman -- about Sophie Germain, an 18th-century woman who pretended to be a man in order to study advanced math |

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