The Pre-Algebra course is designed to prepare students for a smooth transition into Algebra. Some conceptual chapters include Integers, Inequalities, Estimation, Powers, Exponents, Fractions, Decimals, Scientific Notation, Absolute Value, Proportions, Percents, and Graphing. Attention is given to developing sound problem-solving strategies and practical applications of concepts learned. Mastery of primary skills is emphasized, and successful completion with a passing grade is required before advancement into Algebra 1.
Pre-Algebra Course 3 McDougal-Littell 2007 (author: Larson) ISBN: 9780-618-610-716 Under "Class Details" see the Class Attachment for a picture of the textbook. The following supplies will be needed: One 3-ring binder 1.5 " (binders should have a pocket in front) with 3 dividers.
Middle School Math or permission of instructor. If students are NOT CURRENTLY ENROLLED in a Math or English class at KEYS, we are requiring Placement Evaluations to be sure they are placed at the best level to help them be successful in the coming year. Please contact the office to schedule an evaluation prior to class selection.
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