Algebra 1 College Prep (Terms 1, 2, 3, Block 2) 102 CP; 7.5 credits
Recommendation: C or higher in Pre-Algebra or A- or higher in Grade 8 math
Textbook: Saxon Algebra I. Austin: HMH Supplemental Publishers 2009.
This course in Algebra requires a previous proficiency with the arithmetic processes of signed numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages. Topics include exploring expressions, equations and functions, rational numbers, solving linear equations, proportional reasoning, graphing relations and functions, analyzing linear equations, solving linear inequalities, solving systems of equations in two variables, exploring polynomials, factoring, quadratic functions, and rational and radical expressions. Students should expect frequent homework. Successful completion with a C or better in this course is designed to prepare students for Geometry CP.