Algebra 2 & Trigonometry Foerster Solution Manual

Algebra 2 & Trigonometry Foerster Solution Manual

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ISBN: 9780201252866
Grades: 10-12

Category Description for Foerster Algebra 2 and Trigonometry:

It's here - the recommended sequel to the Jacobs math series. Paul Foerster taught math beginning in 1961 and puts his teaching expertise to work in this text which is designed as a course in intermediate and advanced algebra and trigonometry. After completing algebra 1 and geometry, this book is the next step before calculus. The presentation emphasizes the role of algebra and trigonometry as the foundation for calculus and should take a student 1 ½ to 2 years for completion.

The text is divided into 15 chapters, beginning with a brief review. Chapters 1-8 cover topics that are considered intermediate algebra, 9-12 are advanced algebra, and 13-15 cover trigonometry. Chapters include functions & relations, linear functions, systems of linear equations & inequalities, quadratic functions & complex numbers, exponential & logarithmic functions, rational algebraic functions, irrational algebraic functions, quadratic relations & systems, higher-degree functions & complex numbers, sequences & series, probability/data analysis/functions of a random variable, trigonometric & circular functions, properties of trigonometric & circular functions, and triangle problems.

The appendices offer additional topics that are sometimes part of Advanced Algebra but don't fit into the flow of the text. The topics are operations with matrices, mathematical induction, and exploration of functions. Explanations, exercises, and activities are provided for each topic and you can choose to present them as part of your program. Helpful reference tables, a glossary, and a skills handbook provide additional helps. There are chapter reviews, cumulative reviews, chapter tests, and a final exam found in the text. Note that these are different from those found in the test booklet. An answer key is found at the back of the book for odd-numbered problems in exercises and cumulative reviews, all problems in the chapter reviews, and select problems for appendices exercises, but not for chapter tests or the final exam.

Each chapter begins with a statement of the chapter's content and is broken into lessons. Lessons include instruction, objectives, examples, and practice exercises. Throughout the lessons the student will find blue boxes that contain definitions of important vocabulary and terms. Problems titled “Do These Quickly” provide opportunity for review of previous concepts, and discovery exercises expose students to new concepts before they are presented as a lesson. Calculators and/or a computer are recommended for use at appropriate times.

The Solutions Manual offers answers to all problems found in the text (with the exception of the simplest problems or problems that have more than one possible way to solve them as in linear equations with 3 variables), along with step-by-step solutions for most problems. Teaching resources, such as the Math Without Borders thumb drives are also available separately for this course.

This thorough course does an excellent job of preparing students for calculus and college level math. If you were to compare this course to Saxon Advanced Math, the only thing not included in this course is the interwoven geometry included in the Saxon course. ~ Donna

Category Description for Foerster Math:

Paul Foerster is a name synonymous with math. He has not only taught math, he has a degree in chemical engineering and a Masters in mathematics along with the honor of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching. He has written the successful Algebra 2 and Trigonometry course that is to be used following Harold Jacobs Elementary Algebra and Geometry: Seeing, Doing, Understanding. Paul Foerster has also written his own Algebra 1, which is the same great quality as his other math courses.


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This text is recommended by Math Without Borders. In our homeschooling, we prefer to give tests to our kids as they work through textbooks.
Drew M on Feb 28, 2021
Need it for Kolbe homeschool course
Cristina V on Sep 14, 2020
This text is recommended by Math Without Borders. In our homeschooling, we prefer to give tests to our kids as they work through textbooks.
Drew M on Feb 28, 2021
Excellent online reviews for this author and product.
User on Feb 27, 2021
Need it for Kolbe homeschool course
Cristina V on Sep 14, 2020
Required text and solutions manual for online pre-calculus class for homeschooled son.
Melinda B on Aug 24, 2020
Goes along with the math curriculum which is excellent. We loved the Algebra I text for my son, so ready for the next book in the series.
Annette R on Aug 21, 2020
We are using this as a follow-up course to Jacobs Geometry.
Jennifer S on Jul 15, 2020
For Algebra II class
John V on May 26, 2020
It will help to learn with right approaches.
SRINIVAS Y on Dec 24, 2019
Answers to exercises (odd numbered) at the back of the text do not come with explanations, nor are the graphs shown. The Math Without Borders USB is helpful but does not provide answers/explanations to all even numbered exercises(Chapter 1). Also, I am buying this for the convenience of having all the answers in one place.
Agatha D on Sep 23, 2019
I want to be able to show my child how to solve the problems and check her work.
Caris R on Sep 11, 2019
Loved his Algebra 1. Looking forward to Algebra 2 with same author.
Joy on May 21, 2019
Matches older versions of the same textbook. Best price here.
Kristie M on Mar 7, 2019
I'm eager to start this text with my son, and feel more confident having all the answers and most of the solutions.
Martha W on Oct 22, 2018
Because I need the solutions manual for the Alg 2 book. :D
Jill W on Oct 9, 2018
The solution manual accompanies Foerster's Algebra and Trigonometry text which fulfills the Algebra 2 high school math requirement.
Maribwel R on Sep 10, 2018
This accompanies the text we use through the Kolbe Academy homeschool program. The price here is significantly lower than other places.
Beth L on Aug 8, 2018
Tutoring students
Amy S on Aug 7, 2018
LeeAnne H on Aug 7, 2018
for a math class
Matthew P on Aug 5, 2018
We have the book to go with it.
Kathleen M on Aug 1, 2018
Using this to follow Jacobs Elementary Algebra and Jacobs Geometry
Andrew on Jun 30, 2018
Summer studies
Denise E on Jun 8, 2018
My daughter will begin online classes with Math without Borders program. This is a recommended text.
Valerie W on Feb 13, 2018
because I need it
Annabelle V on Jan 22, 2018
I tried Math Without Borders videos with Algebra 1 without the solutions manual. So did my best friend. We both gave up part way through the year because we found the lack of a complete solutions manual was insurmountable. This year, I'm leaving off Math Without Borders and getting the solution manual.
Anna L on Jan 4, 2018
Using the Math Without Borders High School Algebra 2/Trigonometry program and this is a supporting text.
Servet B on Nov 19, 2017
To complement use of text and Math Without Borders program.
Celeste W on Sep 27, 2017
My son really needed help with problems.
MaryAnn K on Aug 28, 2017
good price
Christopher P on Aug 12, 2017
Need to grade reviews and tests
Nan B on Aug 10, 2017
rainbow has the best price on this. His solutions manual is more than then text book and hard to find.
Carey W on Jun 26, 2017
Good book
Subhan M on Jun 4, 2017
The solution manual for Jacob's Geometry was helpful when my son needed help working through problems.
Marilyn Y on May 30, 2017
Needed it to match the textbook.
Elizabeth B on Apr 6, 2017
I bought the Algebra 1 solutions manual and was glad I did. Rainbow Resource is a great company!
Christina M on Mar 22, 2017
We did Algebra 1 without a solution manual and said, "never again!"
Heather D on Oct 17, 2016
Need Solutions
Krishan R on Oct 11, 2016
I've had great success with Paul Foerster books in the past. Though an excellent text, it provides only the answers to the odd numbered problems in the back of the book. This solutions manual includes answers to all questions, and as far as I understand, all tests and reviews.
Fritz M on Aug 20, 2016
We have been using the textbook and mathwithoutborders lectures, but wanted solutions to problems not solved on the mathwithoutborders program.
Melissa L on Aug 1, 2016
Used to homeschool, daughter does math over summer
jeannie r on Jul 19, 2016
Required by School
Toni T on Jul 10, 2016
Needed for the program
Julie L on Jun 1, 2016
need for textbook .... full answers w/ graph solutions shown too
Deborah B on May 18, 2016
To be able to correct homeschool math
Ilga M on May 10, 2016
I really like Foerster Algebra.
Cynthia G on Jan 15, 2016
After searching the internet, this site had the least expensive cost for the manual. Thank you!
susan j on Jan 8, 2016
using with Math Beyond Borders
Jennifer W on Oct 28, 2015
Have associated textbook, trying to self study at home and need to check my work.
Christopher C on Oct 4, 2015
Excellent online reviews for this author and product.
User on Feb 27, 2021
Required text and solutions manual for online pre-calculus class for homeschooled son.
Melinda B on Aug 24, 2020
Does it includes worked out solutions for all questions?
A shopper on Sep 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Some problems do not require worked out solutions, but for the most part, yes, the solutions are worked out. The author states in the Foreword" ...Solutions or key steps in the solutions are presented for all but the simplest problems. In some cases, only answers are presented where there are many possible ways to solve the problem, such as systems of linear equations with three variables." I have found the solutions manual to be very helpful.
Is this solution manual for Foerster Algebra & Trigo Classic Edition?
A shopper on Sep 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this Solution Manual coordinates with the Classic Edition of Foerster's Algebra 2 and Trig.
Does this solutions manual include answers to the chapter tests and final examination in the textbook?
A shopper on Jan 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it does contain solutions for both the chapter tests and for the final examination included in the textbook. FYI note: The chapter tests are included in the last lesson in each chapter, along with some chapter review and chapter concept problems. Often the tests face or are on the same page as these other problems, so the test is readily available to the student to peruse beforehand.
Is this the answer key to Algebra and Trigonometry second edition Foerster?
User on Feb 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Solution Manual is second edition.
Is this the answer key to Algebra and Trigonometry second edition Foerster?
A shopper on Feb 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The answer key matches the following book:

Algebra and Trigonometry: Functions and Applications (Prentice Hall Classics) ISBN 0131657100.

It might also be the same text as what you mention as I think there are several versions of this book.
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It is just answers
It is better to buy the drive or download because there are videos and answers to most of the problems, as well as how to do them. I had to buy it for the Single-Subject Teacher. They had no idea who Foerster is...WHAT?!
Spend less on numbers and more on content.
November 19, 2019
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Thank you for the reasonable price for this book. It exceeded my expectations! The book was in mint condition and the price was the best part of this purchase! I would definitely consider purchasing additional resources from you.
September 12, 2018
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
I am excited to use this book in my homeschool co-op classroom during the upcoming school year We will be using this book under the course title "Algebra III and Trigonometry" (and I wish the title Rainbow Resource Center used for this book would remove the '2' after the 'Algebra')Some advantages of this book over the Saxon Advanced Math book are:1) Similar ideas are grouped closely together and let the student properly associate those ideas in their memories2) The applications are more realistic3) The explanations and descriptions are more similar to the type of language students will see in college coursework It is also very readable There is a solid review of Algebra II topics (from Saxon 4th Edition or the red Saxon books or any of the Algebra II books I have seen in local public schools) but the review brings students to explore those topics more deeply in the well thought out applicationsI am very excited to bring this material to my students as the next logical progression after Algebra I Algebra II and Geometry
July 31, 2013

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