Algebra I


For the academic student who plans to attend college, this one year course provides an introduction into algebra with emphasis on real number properties, signed numbers, equation solving, graphing, exponents, polynomials, factoring, and sentences in two variables. This course is technologically enhanced with the Cognitive Tutor computer software. It is a preparation for Geometry, Algebra II, and future math courses.  It is also essential for the students who plan to continue their study of sciences, such as chemistry and physics. Prerequisite: To take this course in ninth grade, a student must have at least a 2.6 (83%) in Foundations of Algebra and have the teacher’s recommendation.