**Algebra I**

**Instructor**: Marlana Preston

**Email: marlanapreston [at] gmail [dot] com**

**Phone**: 843-860-5701

**Grade**: 8 – 9

**Place**: Oakbrook Community Church

**Monthly Costs** $33 month

**Material Fee** $21

Textbook: McDougal Littell Algebra 1 (2001)

Prerequisite: pre-algebra or middle school math equivalent

Accepted as a l credit for high school, This course focuses on the standard topics of algebra: adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing positive and negative numbers,

inequalities and absolute values, linear equations and their graphs, graphing linear inequalities, measurements of central tendency, exponents, adding, subtracting and multiplying polynomials, factoring, functions, introduction to matrices and radicals

Students will receive semester grades based on participation in class discussions, projects, quizzes and tests.

Required Supplies to bring to each class:

textbook

binder with lined paper and graph paper

pencils

scientific or graphing calculator (TI-84 Plus is recommended)

Class minimum: 4 students

Class maximum: 15 students

Class | Topic |

1 | variables, exponents and powers, order of operations |

2 | equations, inequalities, introduction to functions (review) |

3 | number lines, addition and subtraction, matrices |

4 | multiplication, division, distributive property |

5 | probability (review) |

6 | solving equations with addition and subtraction |

7 | multi-step equations, combining like terms |

8 | decimals, formulas and functions, rate (review) |

9 | coordinates, graphs, slope |

10 | variation, slope intercepts, graphing |

11 | functions and relations (review) |

12 | writing equations part 1 |

13 | writing equations part 2 |

14 | point slope, applications (review) |

15 | midterm review |

16 | inequalities – one step and multi-step |

17 | compound inequalities, 2 variable inequalities (review) |

18 | linear systems part 1 |

19 | linear systems part 2 |

20 | review |

21 | exponential properties |

22 | scientific notation, exponential growth and decay (review) |

23 | operations with polynomials |

24 | factoring |

25 | special factoring (review) |

26 | variation, ratio, percents |

27 | operations with rational expressions (review) |

28 | review for final |

29 | final exam |

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