Algebra I Course Description:

Length/Credits: 2 semesters – 2 credits
Open to: Grades 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: None (Students required to purchase a scientific calculator for this course.)

Algebra I provides a formal development of the algebraic skills and concepts necessary for students who will take other advanced college-preparatory courses. This course uses algebraic skills in a wide range of problem-solving situations. The concept of function is emphasized throughout the course. Topics include: 1) exponents and exponential functions, 2) polynomials and factoring, 3) quadratic equations and functions, 4) radical expressions and equations.