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Individual Math Faculty Pages

(Many faculty also have SchoolLoop webpages for the Lowell community requiring SchoolLoop login)

Mr Cohen

Mr Hoffman

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science

 

Mathematics Department, Mr Tom Chambers, Department Head

The study of mathematics helps students to develop thinking skills, order their thoughts, develop logical arguments, and make valid inferences. The goal of all mathematics courses is to enable students to discern mathematical relationships, reason logically, and use mathematical techniques effectively.

 

Course List, Textbooks and text coverage

The Mathematics Department's Course List provides a listing and description of the classes at Lowell offered by the Mathematics Department along with prerequisites for prospective students. Here (updated August 2013) is a list of textbooks currently used with the sections covered by course semester.

 

The Mathematics Program

All entering ninth-grade students are tested for math placement. Placement is determined based on a combination of the mathematics placement test and/or the Algebra I California Standards Test that should be given in middle school. If students are unhappy with their initial placement, they may attempt to audit the higher course along with the course they were placed into and move into the more advanced course sequence should be successful in the audited course.  Entering the honors path after Accelerated Math 2H is difficult because honors math courses move at a much more rapid pace than regular math courses.