This course is designed for students planning on continuing to Pre-Calculus. The second year of Algebra refines and expands techniques in elementary algebra. Emphasis is placed on developing fundamental algebra skills required for high level problem-solving. Topics include the study of real and complex numbers, conic sections, exponential and logarithmic functions, and rational expressions, the unit circle, degree and radian measure, application of the laws of sine and cosine, properties of graphs of the six trigonometric functions, trig identities and equations. The use of a graphing calculator is required. Students must register for both A and B courses.