## Description

Algebra 1 is made up of five instructional components: Introduction of the New Increment, Examples with Complete Solutions, Practice of the Increment, Daily Problem Sets, and Cumulative Tests. Algebra 1 covers topics typically treated in a first-year algebra course.

Algebra 1 includes such topics as:

arithmetic and evaluation of expressions involving signed numbers, exponents, and roots

properties of real numbers

absolute value

equations and inequalities involving absolute value

scientific notation

unit conversions

solution of equations in one unknown

solution of simultaneous equations

the algebra of polynomials and rational expressions

word problems requiring algebra for the solution (such as uniform motion and coin problems)

graphical solution of simultaneous equations

graphs of a variety of functions: linear, quadratic, cubic, square root, absolute value, etc.

translations and reflections of graphs

factoring

Pythagorean theorem

algebraic proofs

functional notation and functions

solution of quadratic equations by factoring, completing the square, and quadratic formula

direct and inverse variation

exponential growth

computation of the perimeter and area of two-dimensional regions

computation of the surface area and volume of a wide variety of geometric solids

statistics

probability

Note: If your student has less than an 80% proficiencey for Saxon 8/7 it is recommended to start with Algebra 1/2.

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