Algebra I Part 1 continues the exploration of variables, function patterns, graphs, and equations. Students are expected to describe and translate graphic, algebraic, numeric, and verbal representations of relations and use those representations to solve problems. Algebra I Part 1 emphasizes the use of technology, problem solving, critical thinking, and reasoning.
It is recommended that students successfully complete Pre-Algebra or equivalent course work before enrolling in this course.
Unit 1: Essential Content and Skills
- Design relationships with variables and equations.
expressions using the order of operations.
- Examine real numbers.
- Write a function rule.
the mean, median, mode and range of a data set.
- Solve rational numbers.
Unit 2: Essential Content and Skills
- Use the distributive property.
- Identify properties of numbers.
- Examine theoretical, experimental, and compound probability.
- Calculate two-step equations.
multi-step equations containing fractions and decimals.
- Complete equations with variables on both sides and explore the two special cases.
Unit 3: Essential Content and Skills
- Solve proportions.
- Define a variable in terms of another variable.
- Estimate and solve square roots.
- Solve problems using the Pythagorean Theorem.
- Examine special right triangles.
Unit 4: Essential Content and Skills
- Chart and write inequalities.
- Calculate inequalities including multi-step and compound inequalities.
- Solve equations and inequalities that involve absolute values.
- Identify relations and functions.
- Model functions using rules, tables, and graphs.
- Solve direct and inverse variations.
- Prentice Hall Algebra 1 (textbook)
*Available as an iText course