Algebra I

Credits: 1.0
Estimated Completion Time: 32-36 weeks


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
  • Exponents and Radicals
  • 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
  • Adding and Subtracting 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
  • Module 08: Quadratic Functions
  • Graphing Quadratic Functions
  • Completing the Square
  • Quadratic Formula
  • Applications of Quadratic Functions
  • Comparing Quadratic Functions
  • Exploring Non-linear Systems and Growth

Grading Policy

To achieve success, students are expected to submit work in each course weekly. Students can learn at their own pace; however, “any pace” still means that students must make progress in the course every week. To measure learning, students complete self-checks, practice lessons, multiple choice questions, projects, discussion-based assessments, and discussions. Students are expected to maintain regular contact with teachers; the minimum requirement is monthly. When teachers, students, and parents work together, students are successful.

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