# Algebra 1

$700.00/year

Algebra 1

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## About the course

A one year comprehensive presentation of algebra for high school students. This is a foundation course that is necessary for all math courses to follow. Lectures will actively involve students twice a week followed by homework and quizzes via MyMathLab Pearson products.

**Prerequisite**: Pre-Algebra (Pre-Algebra concepts such as integers, fractions, symbols and basic equations will be reviewed, taught, and tested during the first unit)

### Course Objectives:

- To teach students a sufficient amount of algebra so that they will be prepared for future math courses and those science courses that require knowledge of algebraic processes. Topics include:
- Real Numbers
- Solving Equations
- Factoring
- Radicals
- Functions
- Equations of Lines
- Graphs of Equations
- Inequalities
- Exponents
- Polynomials and real world problem solving

- Math journaling will be incorporated to access student strategy and practice putting knowledge into words both verbally and in writing.
- Students will be able to think logically and develop problem solving skills through the successful completion of this course.

### Texts/Curriculum:

- Elayn Martin-Gay High school series, Algebra 1 (Access code/etext required: $52.47)

## About the teacher

Amy Hale
Amy has taught mathematics for 20 years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a minor in Accounting in 1996. Her first teaching job was working with gifted students from 7th-12th grade in the Grant Parish Louisiana School System.