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Math 8

Math 8

Algebra 1 (7-8)

This course is an introduction to the language and applications of algebra, including development of the real number system, variables, mathematical expressions, linear equations, problem solving, inequalities, polynomials, special products and factoring, graphs, relations and functions, quadratic equations, rational and radical expressions, and basic statistics and probability.  Students receiving a grade of C or better will be permitted to enroll in Geometry.  

Geometry

Geometry

This course is designed for students who would like to further develop mathematical reasoning and critical thinking. The topics that will be covered include: the study of definitions, postulates and theorems as they are used in proofs; deductive and inductive reasoning; the study of triangles, quadrilaterals, circles and polygons; and area, volume, perimeter, trigonometry, and problem-solving. Algebra skills will be reinforced. A scientific calculator is recommended. Credits may be used toward the math graduation requirement. Prerequisite: TBD