### Algebra I-B

Course Description:

This course focuses on the study of variables and linear expressions. Concepts incorporated into these include the following: solving equations, real numbers, formulas, polynomials, factoring, graphs, probability, statistics, solving systems of equations, decimals and percents, radicals, and quadratic equations.

Course Outline:

Semester 1

The Language of Algebra (Ch 1)

Integers (Ch 2)

Addition and Subtraction Equations (Ch 3)

Multiplication and Division Equations (Ch 4)

Proportional Reasoning and Probability/Statistics (Ch 5)

Semester 2

Function and Graphs (Ch 6)

Linear Equations (Ch 7)

Powers and Roots (Ch 8)

Polynomials (Ch 9)

Factoring (Ch 10)

Quadratics (Ch 11) – selected sections

Inequalities (Ch 12) – selected sections

Course Objectives:

Students will be able to

• Evaluate expressions
• Perform basic operations with integers
• Solve linear equations
• Solve proportion and percent problems
• Explore and graph functions
• Graph and interpret linear equations
• Perform basic operations with polynomials
• Factor polynomials

Materials Needed:

Each day, bring the following materials to class:

1. Pencil and eraser (ABSOLUTELY NO PENS) – Work done in pen will not count!!!
2. Paper or notebook
3. Workbook
4. Calculator- no calculator will be provided!
5. Laptop

35 %    Tests and major projects

25 %    Quizzes and minor projects

20 %    Homework

5 %    Binder

15 %  Participation