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Pre-Algebra

Mrs. Tasha Oard 

For many students, algebra can be the most challenging subject. However, through training, students often discover that this topic can be simple, fun and that it has many real-world applications. This Pre-Algebra course is an introduction to basic algebra concepts and a review of arithmetic algorithms. The course is designed to help students overcome weaknesses in preparation in mathematics, emphasizing the concepts necessary to be successful in Algebra I and II. The course helps the student to develop good mathematical study skills and learning strategies as an integral part of this course. We will begin with a brief review of the number system and operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, positive and negative numbers. Eventually, we will cover rational and linear exponents, ratios, proportions, and percentage; solving simple and complex equations with one variable. In class we will play games, expand resources, complete activities and practice to make these concepts more accessible.

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS​:

  • Teaching Textbooks subscription. EMERGE will secure a school-wide subscription with log-in information for each student. DO NOT PURCHASE ON YOUR OWN.

  • Notebook reserved exclusively for Pre-Algebra

  • Pencil

MATERIALS FEE:​​

  • $73 Teaching Textbook subscription payable with tuition 

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