This course builds on the concepts and skills students mastered in Algebra 1 and Geometry. Topics covered include linear functions, systems of equations, advanced polynomials, imaginary and complex numbers, quadratics, and trigonometric functions. It also introduces matrices and their properties, probability and statistics. Students will apply their understanding to practical situations and learn problem solving-techniques. Students who successfully complete Algebra 2 will be prepared to continue on to Precalculus.