"The merit of painting lies in the exactness of reproduction.
Painting is a science and all sciences are based on mathematics.
No human inquiry can be a science unless it pursues
its path through mathematical exposition and demonstration."
-- Leonardo Da Vinci

Algebraic Connections is a course designed for students who wish to increase their mathematical knowledge and skills prior to enrollment in the Algebra II course or the Algebra II with Trigonometry course. Algebraic Connections expands upon the concepts of Algebra I and Geometry, with an emphasis on application-based problems. This course provides opportunities to incorporate the use of technology through its emphasis on applying functions to make predictions and to calculate outcomes. The prerequisites for Algebraic Connections are Algebra I and Geometry.