Course: College Prep Algebra I
Planned Course Overview:
Course Number: 441 Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12
Course Length: 1 year 1 credit Periods per week: 5 periods/wk
Course Prerequisite: Middle School Math Course 3
Course Description: This is the first course in the college preparatory math sequence. Students will review the language of algebra, operations with signed numbers, and the basic properties for simplifying and solving equations. Students will learn techniques to solve first and second degree algebraic sentences. Students will use problem-solving techniques in working with word problems involving fractions, decimals, and percents. Students will be introduced to graphing first-degree equations and inequalities in one and two variables. Students will also be introduced to basic geometrical terminology and problems.