MMA Syllabus



Mathematical Models with Applications

Fall 2020- Spring 2021

Elliud Hernandez Rm.401 Ext. 1181


Tutoring Times: Monday & Wednesday 4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.


Course Description:

This course is designed to teach students to be successful mathematical problem solvers. It is a continuation of algebraic and geometric concepts developed in Algebra I and Geometry. Projects are going to be used to cover each specific topic.


Course Objective:

Students will interpret attributes of functions and their inverses. Students will evaluate the effectiveness of various methods used to solve quadratic and square root equations. Students will apply exponential and logarithmic equations to real life application problems.


Grading Policy:        


60% Major Assignments (Exams)                                                                  

40% Minor Assignments (Daily Classwork, Homework & Quizzes)

**see district grading policy for specifications**


Required Materials:             


  • Binder, composition book or notebook.
  • Pencils/Pens




  • Be on time and be prepared.
  • Bring all materials to class.
  • Be prepared and ready to work as soon as the bell rings.
  • Sit quietly and be attentive while the teacher is addressing the class.
  • Stay in your seat during class time and raise your hand to be recognized.
  • Turn in assignments on time (late work will be accepted according to district general procedure)
  • Ask for any missed work due to an excused absence.
    • If absent during test day, you will be able to take the test before or after school only.
  • Follow all school rules at all times.
  • Stay on task until the bell rings. The teacher dismisses the class, not the bell.
  • Take notes every day and keep a neat and well organized binder or notebook.
  • There will be no food or drinks allowed in class.