Saxon Algebra 2 Homeschool Kit (3rd Edition)
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About Saxon Algebra 2 Homeschool Kit (3rd Edition)
The homeschool Kit contains the student text, the test forms and answers.
Covers uniform motion, chemistryrelated problems, simultaneous equations with 2 and 3 variables, nonlinear equations, geometry, righttriangle trigonometry, conversion from rectangular to polar coordinates, addition of vectors, complex numbers, quadratic formulas. Includes lesson reference numbers for all problem sets and tests. Also features complete solutions for test question (located in the test packet), improved graphics, and a revised glossary and index. 3rd edition.
Description from Saxon Publishers
This Saxon Algebra 2 Home Study Kit includes the Student Textbook, Testing Book and Answer Key. Traditional secondyear algebra topics, as well as a full semester of informal geometry, are included with both realworld, abstract and interdisciplinary applications. Topics include geometric functions like angles, perimeters, and proportional segments; negative exponents; quadratic equations; metric conversions; logarithms; and advanced factoring. Student Textbook (Hardcover), 129 Lessons, Glossary and Index, Answer Key to all, Student Textbook Problem Sets, 577 pages. Homeschool Packet With Test Forms: 32 Test Forms for homeschooling, Answer Key to all homeschool Tests, Answer Key to all Student Textbook Problem Sets.
Category Description for 3rd Ed (with Integrated Geometry)
The completion of algebra. Covers uniform motion, chemistryrelated problems, simultaneous equations with 2 and 3 variables, nonlinear equations, geometry, righttriangle trigonometry, conversion from rectangular to polar coordinates, addition of vectors, complex numbers, quadratic formulas. Revised in 2006, this version includes Lesson Reference Numbers for all problem sets and tests, which refer the student back to the lesson the concept was presented in, so they can go back and review when they come to a difficult problem. This edition also features complete solutions for test questions (located in the test packet), improved graphics, and a revised glossary and index. 3rd edition.
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The homeschool Kit contains the student text, the test forms and answers.
Covers uniform motion, chemistryrelated problems, simultaneous equations with 2 and 3 variables, nonlinear equations, geometry, righttriangle trigonometry, conversion from rectangular to polar coordinates, addition of vectors, complex numbers, quadratic formulas. Includes lesson reference numbers for all problem sets and tests. Also features complete solutions for test question (located in the test packet), improved graphics, and a revised glossary and index. 3rd edition.
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This Saxon Algebra 2 Home Study Kit includes the Student Textbook, Testing Book and Answer Key. Traditional secondyear algebra topics, as well as a full semester of informal geometry, are included with both realworld, abstract and interdisciplinary applications. Topics include geometric functions like angles, perimeters, and proportional segments; negative exponents; quadratic equations; metric conversions; logarithms; and advanced factoring. Student Textbook (Hardcover), 129 Lessons, Glossary and Index, Answer Key to all, Student Textbook Problem Sets, 577 pages. Homeschool Packet With Test Forms: 32 Test Forms for homeschooling, Answer Key to all homeschool Tests, Answer Key to all Student Textbook Problem Sets.
Category Description for 3rd Ed (with Integrated Geometry)
Show MoreThe completion of algebra. Covers uniform motion, chemistryrelated problems, simultaneous equations with 2 and 3 variables, nonlinear equations, geometry, righttriangle trigonometry, conversion from rectangular to polar coordinates, addition of vectors, complex numbers, quadratic formulas. Revised in 2006, this version includes Lesson Reference Numbers for all problem sets and tests, which refer the student back to the lesson the concept was presented in, so they can go back and review when they come to a difficult problem. This edition also features complete solutions for test questions (located in the test packet), improved graphics, and a revised glossary and index. 3rd edition.

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Saxon Algebra 2I absolutely love the way this book is designed. Lessons well laid out in small, easily understood pieces. Consistent practise of lessons throughout ensures techniques become well learned and established in your mind. Testing materials provided with a schedule. I was not familiar with "spiral learning" before but was following that technique and am convinced it is the best way to learn and build your knowledge. Was this review helpful? Yes (0) No (0)
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answer book doesn't "show the work"The books are great  we love Saxon. However, this answer book doesn't show how they got the correct answer  which we are definitely missing!! That feature was very helpful in the Algebra 1 and I wish we had it in this one as well. Was this review helpful? Yes (2) No (0)
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I am not only teaching my children math I am studying math myself to prepare to add math as a second teaching field So I have looked at a lot of different math books Saxon does an excellent job of explaining mathematical concepts Their explanations are in English not mired in difficult mathematical terminologyNevertheless be sure to get the solution manual! You need the answer to every problem and sometimes you need to see how they got that answer The textbook is so thick because it has more explanations and illustrations than other texts I always wondered how to teach stated problems You explain the problem to the student and he understands it but still can't do the next stated problem Saxon teaches the student step by step how to solve various kinds of stated problems For example they teach you how to solve boat in the river problems and give helpful hints like telling you to put all the information in a box Each lesson for a while you have another boat in the river problem Then comes the lesson when they teach you how to solve harder boat in the river problems They also teach you how to solve abstract equations You end up with answers like RT=12 At the time you wonder what purpose this has but later you solve stated problems which put this knowledge to use Saxon thus leads you step by step to solve complex stated problems Some concepts such as ideal gas laws and chemical mixture problems are taught much better here than in our chemistry book In chemistry you also have to convert units and check your units to make sure you correctly solved the problem Saxon has been teaching unit conversion in previous books and continues here This book also covers force vectors and does a much better job than our physics book I think this course prepares you well for the types of problems you encounter on the SAT too My only complaint would be that there are not enough problems on the new topic that is introduced each lesson My answer to that is to work all the examples in the current lesson and to go ahead a few lessons to work similar problems in the next several lessons (Like all the boat in the river problems for the next 3 lessons) Saxon also teaches the wise use of the calculator not for every problem but for pi logarithms sine and cosine etc I think it is a great value and have personally not found anything objectionable in the book Was this review helpful? Yes (0) No (0)
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Students will know the concepts taught by the end of the course.Lori S on Feb 18, 2018Daughter if good in math and this was the next stepCharlie C on Aug 31, 2017We are getting ready to take these classes online and needed the resources. I have been ordering from Rainbow Resources for over 12 years and have always had superior quality experience with them. I first learned of Rainbow Resources through a homeschool conference. Thanks so much!Kelly H on Aug 22, 2017Saxon math curriculum was recommended to me by a friend who has many years of home school experience. Her children have transitioned well from this to college mathematics.Sarah H on Aug 18, 2017Requested by tutortheresa s on Aug 16, 2017required for his coop curriculumJill L on Aug 12, 2017Rainbow Resources has the best price for quality products. They have been a tried and true company for most all of my home educating purchases.Joni C on Aug 4, 2017Next book in series for one of my kids. Saxon works very well for him.Dorothy H on Jun 28, 2017switched to saxon algebra 1 last year, after we felt the directions and explanations were lacking in another curriculum. This has proven a wise choice and there are far fewer frustrations for both us as parents and especially our son.Dawn V on Jun 4, 2017excellent and in depthEsther H on Feb 28, 2017Saxon of course!Edward D on Dec 7, 2016We've been with Saxon from the first book and on. It's been a great choice & we don't want to change now!Robin H on Aug 29, 2016For our homeschool.Shannon R on Aug 19, 2016Used it for yearsKarin T on Aug 17, 2016My daughter needs it for a homeschooling Math class.Susan H on Aug 8, 2016Required for my son's online course.Grace G on Jul 20, 2016For my rising JuniorMaria T on Jun 14, 2016coop teacher is using these next yearRebecca D on May 10, 2016need this next Saxon math in a series.Renee M on Jan 22, 2016We have used Saxon Math for over 15 years and wanted our children to continue with the same curriculum for consistency and ease of use.Robert G on Aug 10, 2018required course for 10th gradeMyra and S on Aug 9, 2018homeschoolJoAnn H on Aug 8, 2018Homeschool class.Ashlie E on Aug 2, 2018Required for a classYinPing C on Jul 27, 2018We've been using Saxon for the past few years. It's a really solid thorough curriculum that works really well for us.Abigail B on Jul 20, 2018Text being used for sophomore homeschool classConnie H on Jul 3, 2018This is part of our Classical Conversations Challenge II Curriculum.Gina J on Jun 28, 2018I used Saxon math long time ago when my daughter was in elementary schoolHelen Y on Jun 27, 2018Best price with free shippingCheryl S on Jun 6, 2018Gift for my sonDonovan M on Jun 4, 2018Saxon has worked really well for all six of my children.Laurie I on Mar 2, 2018Saxon math is the best program out there. It is very comprehensive and allows for a lot of practice. Students will know the concepts taught by the end of the course.Lori S on Feb 18, 2018Our daughter needs this book for online homeschool class  Rainbow Resource is Awesome !!!Anne L on Sep 12, 2017Daughter if good in math and this was the next stepCharlie C on Aug 31, 2017required for online classHyeja G on Aug 27, 2017We are getting ready to take these classes online and needed the resources. I have been ordering from Rainbow Resources for over 12 years and have always had superior quality experience with them. I first learned of Rainbow Resources through a homeschool conference. Thanks so much!Kelly H on Aug 22, 2017Best price, great customer serviceJamie R on Aug 18, 2017Saxon math curriculum was recommended to me by a friend who has many years of home school experience. Her children have transitioned well from this to college mathematics.Sarah H on Aug 18, 2017Thorough program! Great price!Harold L on Aug 17, 2017Requested by tutortheresa s on Aug 16, 2017Great curriculum for Math and best price for homeschool kitAdrienne O on Aug 15, 2017required for his coop curriculumJill L on Aug 12, 2017HomeschoolJennifer L on Aug 10, 2017Rainbow Resources has the best price for quality products. They have been a tried and true company for most all of my home educating purchases.Joni C on Aug 4, 2017love saxon!Shannon C on Jun 28, 2017Next book in series for one of my kids. Saxon works very well for him.Dorothy H on Jun 28, 2017Best deal, considering shipping is free.Martha W on Jun 21, 2017switched to saxon algebra 1 last year, after we felt the directions and explanations were lacking in another curriculum. This has proven a wise choice and there are far fewer frustrations for both us as parents and especially our son.Dawn V on Jun 4, 2017There is nothing like Saxon curriculum for consistent teaching of new concepts and reviewing of old concepts. My older child is ready to start this Algebra level as soon as she finishes Algebra 1. Her mathematics' skills have been strengthened and stretched by Saxon.Julie A on Apr 9, 2017excellent and in depthEsther H on Feb 28, 2017Saxon has so far proved to be very complete yet understandable. When we finish Algebra 1, we will continue on to this.Tamlyn R on Feb 14, 2017Saxon of course!Edward D on Dec 7, 2016Like Saxton math productsUser on Nov 2, 2016We've been with Saxon from the first book and on. It's been a great choice & we don't want to change now!Robin H on Aug 29, 2016We love Saxon math courses! Our kids have used them since first grade!Colleen V on Aug 21, 2016For our homeschool.Shannon R on Aug 19, 2016Part of the Classical Conversations curriculum.Katie H on Aug 18, 2016Used it for yearsKarin T on Aug 17, 2016The price was very good compared to Veritas Scholars Academy. Plus it was free shipping.Jennifer A on Aug 13, 2016My daughter needs it for a homeschooling Math class.Susan H on Aug 8, 2016Saxon is a wonderful series for teaching math. I love that the problem set for each new lesson includes problems from previous sets. Doing so helps to solidify previous taught concepts. The new concepts also build off of earlier concepts in a logical way.Jennifer H on Aug 7, 2016Required for my son's online course.Grace G on Jul 20, 2016Saxon has been consistantly top notch for my homeschoolers math lovers and not math lovers.Bob P on Jul 11, 2016For my rising JuniorMaria T on Jun 14, 2016Good textbookEva C on Jun 3, 2016coop teacher is using these next yearRebecca D on May 10, 2016My daughter needs a challenging math program which Saxon will provide.Lisa H on Jan 25, 2016need this next Saxon math in a series.Renee M on Jan 22, 2016Pay close attention to which Saxon bundle you are purchasing! I didn't and ended up having to purchase the solutions manual separately. :(Michelle J on Oct 19, 2015required course for 10th gradeMyra and S on Aug 9, 2018Homeschool class.Ashlie E on Aug 2, 2018We've been using Saxon for the past few years. It's a really solid thorough curriculum that works really well for us.Abigail B on Jul 20, 2018This is part of our Classical Conversations Challenge II Curriculum.Gina J on Jun 28, 2018Best price with free shippingCheryl S on Jun 6, 2018Saxon has worked really well for all six of my children.Laurie I on Mar 2, 2018Our daughter needs this book for online homeschool class  Rainbow Resource is Awesome !!!Anne L on Sep 12, 2017required for online classHyeja G on Aug 27, 2017Best price, great customer serviceJamie R on Aug 18, 2017Thorough program! Great price!Harold L on Aug 17, 2017Great curriculum for Math and best price for homeschool kitAdrienne O on Aug 15, 2017HomeschoolJennifer L on Aug 10, 2017love saxon!Shannon C on Jun 28, 2017Best deal, considering shipping is free.Martha W on Jun 21, 2017There is nothing like Saxon curriculum for consistent teaching of new concepts and reviewing of old concepts. My older child is ready to start this Algebra level as soon as she finishes Algebra 1. Her mathematics' skills have been strengthened and stretched by Saxon.Julie A on Apr 9, 2017Saxon has so far proved to be very complete yet understandable. When we finish Algebra 1, we will continue on to this.Tamlyn R on Feb 14, 2017Like Saxton math productsUser on Nov 2, 2016We love Saxon math courses! Our kids have used them since first grade!Colleen V on Aug 21, 2016Part of the Classical Conversations curriculum.Katie H on Aug 18, 2016The price was very good compared to Veritas Scholars Academy. Plus it was free shipping.Jennifer A on Aug 13, 2016Saxon is a wonderful series for teaching math. I love that the problem set for each new lesson includes problems from previous sets. Doing so helps to solidify previous taught concepts. The new concepts also build off of earlier concepts in a logical way.Jennifer H on Aug 7, 2016Saxon has been consistantly top notch for my homeschoolers math lovers and not math lovers.Bob P on Jul 11, 2016Good textbookEva C on Jun 3, 2016My daughter needs a challenging math program which Saxon will provide.Lisa H on Jan 25, 2016Pay close attention to which Saxon bundle you are purchasing! I didn't and ended up having to purchase the solutions manual separately. :(Michelle J on Oct 19, 2015Does this set include everything you need? I've read about needing a CD as this would be our first year with Saxon.A shopper on Aug 9, 2018BEST ANSWER: Here is the link to the set that includes the Solutions Manual:
https://www.rainbowresource.com/proddtl?id=018256&subject=Mathematics/10&category=3rd+Ed+%28with+Integrated+Geometry%29/2101
Here is the link to the Saxon Teacher CD:
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BEST ANSWER: Here is the link to the set that includes the Solutions Manual:
https://www.rainbowresource.com/proddtl?id=018256&subject=Mathematics/10&category=3rd+Ed+%28with+Integrated+Geometry%29/2101
Here is the link to the Saxon Teacher CD:
https://www.rainbowresource.com/proddtl?id=041677&subject=Mathematics/10&category=3rd+Ed+%28with+Integrated+Geometry%29/2101 Reply
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I would also buy the Solutions Manual  it includes a step by step process to the answers  where the answer key that is part of the homeschool kit just has the answers, not the step by step process. I have also purchased the DIVE CD's in the past, but we don't use the CD that often  only when we have a problem. Other people use them every day. Different people like different CD's  we just happen to use the DIVE CD. The Saxon CD's actually follow the problems in the book. Reply
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This set does not include a CD. It does include an answer key, but not the solutions manual. I have found the solutions manual extremely helpful because the problems are worked out to show how the answers are found. I recommend purchasing the solutions manual. There are several options for instruction help. DIVE DVDS and Art Reed are two options. Reply
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It really is going to depend on your and your students comfort with algebra. As weâ€™ve gotten into higher grades weâ€™ve used the CD more. Id say the higher priority is getting the solutions manual (different from the answer key) as it will show you more of the steps to getting the answer. That piece/book has been invaluable! Reply
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I recommend the cd because it helps the child become more of a selfstarter. Even if you are a math whiz the cd has excellent tutorials on each lesson. Reply
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Yes, this set includes everything you need. Our family had never used the CDs. They are a supplemental tool. Reply
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Vote for the best answer above!Does this kit contain the solutions manual? The description says it contains the test forms and answers but I know from experience that is different than the solutions manual.A shopper on Aug 6, 2018BEST ANSWER: You are correct: NO solutions manual in this set. There is a set that has these three PLUS the solutions manual. The solutions manual is very helpful for families that need the problems spelled out step by step. Or, if you already have this set, the solutions manual is also sold separately. Reply
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Saxon Algebra 2 Solution Manual 3EDAlgebra 2 Homeschool Kit with Solutions Manual 3rd EditionBEST ANSWER: You are correct: NO solutions manual in this set. There is a set that has these three PLUS the solutions manual. The solutions manual is very helpful for families that need the problems spelled out step by step. Or, if you already have this set, the solutions manual is also sold separately. Reply
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 Julie A on Aug 6, 2018
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Saxon Algebra 2 Solution Manual 3EDAlgebra 2 Homeschool Kit with Solutions Manual 3rd EditionNo. The answer book just has the answer, not a worked out solution. If you are good at algebra, it's helpful to know if you have done it right, but if you don't know how to do the problems, then I would get the solutions manual. Reply
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The kit comes with an answer key, however the key does not include step by step solutions for the problems, just the answers are given. Reply
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 Laura D on Aug 6, 2018
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No, you have to purchase the solutions manual separate if you get this kit. Reply
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Vote for the best answer above!Do you need a calculator with this? If so, which one?A shopper on Jul 21, 2018BEST ANSWER: There were some lessons where a calculator was needed for things like trig functions and logarithms. While we opted for a graphing calculator, TI84, with the expectation of higher math classes in the future, my son says he doesnâ€™t recall using the graphing function for Algebra 2 and that a regular scientific calculator should work. However, he did say being able to use it for the complex fractions and such was very convenient. Reply
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 Shannon S on Jul 22, 2018
 Purchased on Jun 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: There were some lessons where a calculator was needed for things like trig functions and logarithms. While we opted for a graphing calculator, TI84, with the expectation of higher math classes in the future, my son says he doesnâ€™t recall using the graphing function for Algebra 2 and that a regular scientific calculator should work. However, he did say being able to use it for the complex fractions and such was very convenient. Reply
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 Shannon S on Jul 22, 2018
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scientific calculator that will do sins, cosines, and tangents and also exponents and logarithms. Reply
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 Elizabeth B on Jul 21, 2018
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Yes, for some problems. And a scientific calculator is needed. Reply
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Vote for the best answer above!Do the questions have the chapter number associated with each question listed as it is done in the Algebra 1 third Edition?A shopper on Jul 14, 2018BEST ANSWER: Yes, each problem has a small number in parenthesis right after it, which indicates the lesson where the concept was originally presented. That being said, I heartily recommend the DIVE DVDs if your student will be doing this book on their own. We have gone through this book twice now, the first time without the DVDs, and I wish we had purchased them the first time around! Reply
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DIVE Download & Stream Saxon Algebra 2 2nd/3rd EditionBEST ANSWER: Yes, each problem has a small number in parenthesis right after it, which indicates the lesson where the concept was originally presented. That being said, I heartily recommend the DIVE DVDs if your student will be doing this book on their own. We have gone through this book twice now, the first time without the DVDs, and I wish we had purchased them the first time around! Reply
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DIVE Download & Stream Saxon Algebra 2 2nd/3rd EditionYes, every question in the problem sets has the chapter number referenced. Reply
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Vote for the best answer above!Does the solutions manual have the step by step answers for the problems?A shopper on Jul 18, 2017BEST ANSWER: Yes, the Solutions Manual has step by step answers to every problem in the text, while the Answer Key has only final answers. Unless you're a mathematician yourself, I would highly recommend the solutions manual. Some problems can be challenging, and if you don't want to have to work through the whole text yourself, being able to see the steps is the best way to help your child when they're struggling. Reply
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BEST ANSWER: Yes, the Solutions Manual has step by step answers to every problem in the text, while the Answer Key has only final answers. Unless you're a mathematician yourself, I would highly recommend the solutions manual. Some problems can be challenging, and if you don't want to have to work through the whole text yourself, being able to see the steps is the best way to help your child when they're struggling. Reply
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 Greta B on Jul 18, 2017
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Yes it does. However, I still recommend the DIVE instruction at this higher level of Math, since it's been decades :) since I have done these problems. He's a terrific instructor. Hope this helps. Reply
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 Mary S on Jul 18, 2017
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The solutions manual does, but it is not included in this homeschool kit; it is purchased separately. The answer key included in this kit does not have step by step solutions. Reply
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 Sharon B on Jul 18, 2017
 Purchased on Oct 24, 2015
The Answer Key booklet only contains answers for the textbook problems and doesn't have stepbystep solutions. The other booklet is for tests. Reply
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 Phillip F on Jul 18, 2017
 Purchased on Dec 17, 2015
Yes, it has the step by step answers plus the lesson number reference. Amazing resource. Reply
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 Tracie H on Jul 20, 2017
 Purchased on Aug 26, 2015
The Solutions manual does have stepbystep solutions. Reply
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 Phillip F on Jul 18, 2017
 Purchased on Dec 17, 2015
Yes, it does. It's very helpful. Reply
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 Kristen L on Jul 18, 2017
 Purchased on Dec 14, 2015
Vote for the best answer above!Why is geometry included in algebra 2?uA shopper on Jul 25, 2016BEST ANSWER: Good question...and one I've asked a number of people myself. I understand that Saxon has always included geometry within their algebra 1, algebra 2, and advanced math curriculum. Only recently did they create a designated geometry book, and to meet the demand for such. According to a friend who has taught math for 20+ years, several of those years using Saxon's high school curriculum, the geometry book is redundant and unnecessary for students who have taken Saxon's algebra 1, algebra 2, and advanced math, as geometry is covered comprehensively in these three books. That said, if you need a fourth year of math and don't want to dive into calculus, a designated geometry class might be a good option. Other options would be statistics, personal finance, or any number of online classes offered by the Federal Reserve. Hope this helps! Reply
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 Linette N on Jul 25, 2016
 Purchased on Jul 31, 2015
Saxon Geometry Homeschool Kit w/ Solutn ManlSaxon Advanced Math 2ED Student Text OnlySaxon Algebra 1 Student Text Only 3EDSaxon Algebra 2 Student Text Only 3EDBEST ANSWER: Good question...and one I've asked a number of people myself. I understand that Saxon has always included geometry within their algebra 1, algebra 2, and advanced math curriculum. Only recently did they create a designated geometry book, and to meet the demand for such. According to a friend who has taught math for 20+ years, several of those years using Saxon's high school curriculum, the geometry book is redundant and unnecessary for students who have taken Saxon's algebra 1, algebra 2, and advanced math, as geometry is covered comprehensively in these three books. That said, if you need a fourth year of math and don't want to dive into calculus, a designated geometry class might be a good option. Other options would be statistics, personal finance, or any number of online classes offered by the Federal Reserve. Hope this helps! Reply
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 Linette N on Jul 25, 2016
 Purchased on Jul 31, 2015
Saxon Geometry Homeschool Kit w/ Solutn ManlSaxon Advanced Math 2ED Student Text OnlySaxon Algebra 1 Student Text Only 3EDSaxon Algebra 2 Student Text Only 3EDSaxon Algebra I and Algebra 2 (3d edition) both contain geometry. If your student completes both of these, he can receive 3 credits: one for Algebra I, Algebra 2, and Geometry. You will not need to do a separate geometry curriculum. From what I understand, geometry was never supposed to be a separate subject; it was always meant to be integrated into algebra. This is why Saxon (3rd edition) includes it.
Beware of more recent editions. They may not include geometry. Reply
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 Cara T on Jul 25, 2016
 Purchased on Aug 25, 2015
I believe until recently Saxon didn't have a separate Geometry course. It was combined in their Algebra 1, 2, and Advanced math courses. I find this was really helpful for my high school students who are preparing for the ACT. The ACT (and other collegeentrance exams) have mixed problems of Algebra, Geometry and Trig. Having Geometry included in the Algebra 2 text for my daughter's junior year really helped prepare her for the exam. Reply
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 Anne L on Jul 25, 2016
 Purchased on Jul 18, 2015
Saxon Math Program continually spirals through previous concepts and new. Many Algebra concepts are solved using Geometry concepts, i.e. knowing complimentary angles or opposite angles in order to solve an algebraic system through substitution or elimination. Reply
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 Danielle B on Jul 25, 2016
 Purchased on Sep 1, 2015
Vote for the best answer above!Is this paperback or hardback? I have 5 students that need to get through this book before it's destroyed!A shopper on Mar 30, 2016BEST ANSWER: The textbook itself is a very good quality hard back book. The other two booklets are thin and will need care to last. Having said that, we have 15 students using this book set, so it works fine! Reply
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 Dori M on Mar 30, 2016
 Purchased on Sep 3, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The textbook itself is a very good quality hard back book. The other two booklets are thin and will need care to last. Having said that, we have 15 students using this book set, so it works fine! Reply
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 Dori M on Mar 30, 2016
 Purchased on Sep 3, 2015
The materials we received when we ordered this included a hardback student text (the red/blue book) w/paperback tests and solutions manuals (grey books). Reply
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 Anne L on Mar 30, 2016
 Purchased on Jul 18, 2015
It's hardback. We're very satisfied with it so far. We'll use it again next year as we used Algebra 1 a second time this year. Reply
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 Lawrence M on Apr 1, 2016
 Purchased on Aug 7, 2015
The student textbook is hardback. The accompanying test booklet & answer key are paperback. Reply
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 Tracy H on Mar 30, 2016
 Purchased on Jun 30, 2015
The student text is hardcover and the other books (test forms and answers) are softcover. Reply
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 Valerie T on Mar 30, 2016
 Purchased on Aug 4, 2015
The textbook is hardback. The tests and answers are in paperback books. Reply
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 Annette E on Mar 30, 2016
 Purchased on Aug 19, 2015
Hello yes it is paperback. I have used them for both of kids. Reply
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 Eunice V on Mar 30, 2016
 Purchased on Aug 10, 2015
We bought 2 and they were hardback. Reply
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 Cara T on Mar 30, 2016
 Purchased on Aug 25, 2015
It's hardback and fairly sturdy. Reply
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 Tracie H on Mar 31, 2016
 Purchased on Aug 26, 2015
Vote for the best answer above!How many lessons are in this book, Saxon Algebra 2 3rd edition?A shopper on Jan 17, 2016BEST ANSWER: There are 129 lessons, which breaks down roughly to 4 lesson per week and a test. Adhering to that schedule gives you a 30 week math course which goes from Sept. to the middle of May. It's rigid, but I find my son does much better with the deadlines imposed. It keeps him on track. I like Saxon because review is built into every lesson, which prevents him from losing the previous concepts learned. The format is very logical, and gives the schedule for when tests should be taken. I figure 1 1/2 hours per day on Math, except the test day. Hope this helps. Reply
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 Ellen V on Jan 18, 2016
 Purchased on Aug 24, 2015
BEST ANSWER: There are 129 lessons, which breaks down roughly to 4 lesson per week and a test. Adhering to that schedule gives you a 30 week math course which goes from Sept. to the middle of May. It's rigid, but I find my son does much better with the deadlines imposed. It keeps him on track. I like Saxon because review is built into every lesson, which prevents him from losing the previous concepts learned. The format is very logical, and gives the schedule for when tests should be taken. I figure 1 1/2 hours per day on Math, except the test day. Hope this helps. Reply
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 Ellen V on Jan 18, 2016
 Purchased on Aug 24, 2015
There are 129 lessons in this edition. Hope this helps. Reply
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 Danielle B on Jan 17, 2016
 Purchased on Sep 1, 2015
131 lessons in total. Lessons A & B + Lessons 1 to 129. Reply
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 Odyle S on Jan 18, 2016
 Purchased on Jul 21, 2015
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