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Course Description

Academic Year 2024-2025 • Grade 8 and above • Mathematics Sequence

Algebra 1

Algebra I is the gateway course for college admissions. This course examines 1) the acquisition, analysis, and display of data (graphs and charts), 2) multiple representations of linear and quadratic relations, equations, inequalities, and functions, and 3) factoring and multiplying expressions. As time permits, we may examine 1) experimental and theoretical probability and 2) simple trigonometry. Throughout, careful reasoning and real understanding are encouraged and prized.

Course Website: Algebra 1

Sections and Teachers

Section 1:

Instructor: Rachel Lott

Starts: September 4, 2024
Ends: May 23, 2025

Monday 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM ET • Wednesday 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM ET

Tuition: $500.00



Prerequisites

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Pre-Algebra or an 8th-grade level arithmetic course.

Recommended background

Pre-Algebra course through Scholars Online or equivalent.

Teacher's notes:

Number and length of meetings per week may vary with instructor.

Textbooks and Materials

This item is required:

Discovering Algebra: An Investigative Approach [Edition or Version: 3], Authors: Jerald Murdock, Ellen Kamischke, and Eric Kamischke

ISBN: 1465239057

Publisher's website: Discovering Algebra: An Investigative Approach

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore or Kendall Hunt (1-800-542-6657)


This item is required:

TI-NSpire Calculator

ISBN: B004NBZAW0

Publisher's website: TI-NSpire Calculator

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore or amazon.com or any office supply store

Other information: There are several models of the TI-nspire; the standard model is fine for this class. This handheld device should last through college.


This item is recommended but not required and its use is optional:

TI-NSpire for Dummies [Edition or Version: 2], Authors: Jeff McCalla

ISBN: 1118004663

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore or amazon.com or any office supply store


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