Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
This course prepares students for more abstract algebraic thinking in mathematics by performing problem solving techniques that are more intensive in preparation for Geometry and Algebra 2. Concepts covered include representing relationships, linear functions, linear equations/inequalities, systems of equations/inequalities and, nonlinear functions, exponential functions, polynomial expressions, quadratic functions, quadratic equations, linear modeling and regression. Every student must take the Algebra 1 End of Course Exam. The exam is 20% of the final grade for the course.