Pre-Algebra

Brief Course Description

This course automates the concepts and skills of basic arithmetic involving fractions, mixed numbers and decimal numbers and advances to integers, rational numbers and simple equations. It explores geometry-the conceptualization of area, volume, perimeter, surface area, works with units of measurement and introduces graphing, ratios, and probability.

Course Objectives

In order to ensure the maximum benefit from this course, each student must:

  1. Complete all of the homework problems daily assigned
  2. Show 80% proficiency on a daily basis
  3. Participate in the development of problem solving strategies 2 days a week
  4. Participate in the following competitions: Math Olympiads & AMC 8
  5. Be evaluated weekly through tests

Key Assignments

  • Each Lesson assigns 30 problems daily
  • Tests once a week

Prerequisites

Math 7/6

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