ALGEBRA 1: FOUNDATIONS FOR LINEAR, QUADRATIC & EXPONENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Entering grades eight and nine –Recommended Prerequisite: Students have completed Pre-Algebra and are enrolled in Algebra 1 for the 2017-18 school year. This class will introduce students to major themes and concepts in first-year algebra. Students will explore various components of algebra through hands-on applications and problem-solving exercises designed to promote conceptual understanding and enhance logical thinking skills. Topics covered will include: properties in algebra, polynomials, solving and applying equations, factoring, the quadratic formula, solving and graphing linear and variable equations, radical expressions and other select topics as time permits.