#### Year-Round Course Summary

Students master operations with integers, exponents, and order of operations. Students learn to solve complex single variable equations along with graphing equations using a variety of techniques. Students also solve systems of equations and are introduced to Algebra 2 concepts like parent functions and radicals.

#### Course Requirements

Prior to joining this course, students should be able to:

- Fluently work with integers
- Solve simple one-step equations
- Work with exponents

#### Course Content (Units are 4-6 weeks)

**Unit 1** - Integers, exponents, absolute value

**Unit 2** - Using visual models and patterns to create and solve equations

**Unit 3** - Graphing equations written in a variety of forms.

**Unit 4** - Functions

**Unit 5** - Inequalities

**Unit 6** - Solving systems of equations

**Unit 7** - Polynomials plus exponential growth and decay

**Unit 8** - Radicals and the quadratic equation

**Unit 9** - Parent functions and transformations