# Course

## Algebra I

Pre-Requisites:
Credits: 1.0
Estimated Completion Time: 32-36 weeks

### Description

This course is designed to give students the skills and strategies to solve all kinds of mathematical problems. Algebra I emphasizes the importance of algebra in everyday life through hundreds of real-world examples. Assessments are designed to ensure that your understanding goes beyond rote memorization of steps and procedures. Upon successful course completion, you will have a strong foundation in Algebra I and will be prepared for other higher level math courses.

### Major Topics and Concepts

Segment 1

• Module 01: Algebra Basics
• Algebraic Expressions
• Solving One-Variable Equations
• Creating One-Variable Equations
• One-Variable Inequalities
• One-Variable Compound Inequalities
• Literal Equations
• Module 02: Linear Functions
• Relations and Functions
• Evaluating Functions
• Key Features of Linear Functions
• Writing Linear Functions
• Comparing Linear Functions
• Module 03: Exponential Functions
• Exponential Equations and Functions
• Key Features of Exponential Functions
• Graphing Exponential Functions
• Sequences
• Exploring Linear and Exponential Functions
• Module 04: Systems of Equations and Inequalities
• Solving Systems of Equations Graphically
• Solving Systems of Equations Algebraically
• Equivalent Systems
• Solving Systems of Equations Approximately
• Two-Variable Linear Inequalities
• Systems of Linear Inequalities

Segment 2

• Module 05: Statistics
• Representing Data
• Comparing Data Sets
• Data Sets and Outliers
• Two-Way Frequency Tables
• Scatter Plots and Line of Best Fit
• Correlation and Causation
• Module 06: Polynomial Operations
• Characteristics of Polynomials
• Multiplying and Dividing Monomials
• Multiplying and Dividing Polynomials
• Function Composition
• Module 07: Factoring and Graphing Polynomials
• Greatest Common Factor
• Factoring By Grouping
• Factoring Trinomials
• Difference of Perfect Squares
• Graphing Polynomial Functions