## PreAlgebra

Teacher: Elizabeth Keschner

Ages: ability based

Mat Fee: $30

Class Fee:

Fall: 11 weeks: $260 or $250 if taking 2 or more classes

Winter: 10 weeks: $245 or $235 if taking 2 or more classes

Spring: 10 weeks: $245 or $235 if taking 2 or more classes

Homework: Students should do math every day for at least 20 minutes!

This is a standards based year-long class which will cover all of PreAlgebra I concepts. We will start with a review to make sure everyone remembers the basics! Students are welcome to use their own curriculum at home and use this class to augment and cement their home learning. Or, they may also use this class as their sole curriculum for PreAlgebra as all of the standards will be covered. Homework will be given in each class. Quizzes will be given at the end of each unit.

Topics to be covered are:

Fall:

Exponents, Scientific Notation, Dilations, Rotations, Reflections, Translations and multi-transformations

Winter:

Functions, Graphing Functions, Increasing / Decreasing Functions, Min/Max, Piecewise, Linear Functions, Graphing Linear Functions, Combining Like Terms, Distributive Property, Moving Variables around the equal sign, Solving exponent equations.

Spring:

Systems of equations (elimination and substitution), Irrationals, Decimal/Fraction Conversions, Estimating, Pythagorian, Distance between points, Volume, Solving for missing dimensions,