Throughout this course, we will use algebra to quantify and describe the world around us. Have you ever wondered how many songs can fit onto your flash drive? By the end of the course, you’ll have stronger skills for modeling problems, analyzing patterns, and using algebra to arrive at conclusions.Why Take This Course?
Understand and develop the language, models, and tools for math reasoning.
Reason with numbers and units to solve problems.
Identify, analyze, extend, and create patterns and functions.
Make connections about relations and functions through multiple representations: graphs, charts, tables, equations.
Apply mathematical reasoning and logic to solve equations and write equivalent forms.
Unit 1 - Review of Foundations
Unit 2 - Equations and Inequalities
Unit 3 - Graphs of Linear Equations
Unit 4 - Systems of Equations
Unit 5 - Exponents and Polynomials
Unit 6 - Factoring
Unit 7 - Rational Expressions
Unit 8 - Rational Exponents and Radicals
Unit 9 - Solving Quadratic Equations
Unit 10 - Quadratic Equations and Applications
Unit 11 - Conic Sections
Unit 12 - Inverses, Exponentials, and Logarithms
Susan McClory, Sandra DeSousa and Chris Saden