# Middle School Pre-Algebra

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Description

Ready, set, go! This course is designed with interactive learning and real-world activities to strengthen your math muscles for the race ahead. Major topics of this course include how to represent numbers in scientific notation, create algebraic expressions using the Laws of Exponents, and solve linear equations, inequalities and systems of linear equations. You will also learn to apply the Pythagorean Theorem, explore the idea of a function, and model linear relationships to help prepare you for the next level of learning.

Module One: Numerical Expressions

-represent rational numbers in different but equivalent forms

-define irrational numbers within the real number system

-plot rational and irrational numbers on a number line

-order and compare rational and irrational numbers

-apply the Laws of Exponents to evaluate expressions

- apply the Laws of Exponents to generate equivalent expressions

-apply the order of operations with rational numbers

-express numbers in scientific notation

-perform operations with numbers in scientific notation

-solve problems with numbers in scientific notation

Module Two: Algebraic Equations and Inequalities

- apply the Laws of Exponents to generate equivalent expressions

-multiply two linear expressions with rational coefficients

-rewrite expressions using the distributive property

-write and solve two-step equations in one variable

-solve multi-step linear equations in one variable

-solve equations using square and cube roots

-solve two-step linear inequalities in one variable

-graph solutions to linear inequalities in one variable

Module Three: Angles and Triangles

-apply the Pythagorean Theorem to right triangles

-apply the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate distance

-use the Triangle Inequality Theorem to solve problems

-solve problems involving the relationships between special angles

- find the sum of interior angles of regular polygons

-decompose regular polygons into triangles

Module Four: Linear Equations

-compare linear and proportional relationships

-determine slope of a linear relationship

-write an equation of a linear relationship

-graph a two-variable linear equation

-determine whether ordered pairs satisfy a linear system

-determine the number of solutions to a linear system

-solve systems of linear equations by graphing

Module Five: Statistics and Probability

-determine whether a function is a linear function

-identify key features of a function

-construct scatter plots or line graphs as appropriate

-describe patterns of association given a scatter plot

-sketch a line of fit on a scatter plot

-determine the sample space for a repeated experiment

-calculate theoretical probability for a repeated experiment

-solve problems involving probabilities for experiments

-construct, display and interpret data in circle graphs

-choose and create an appropriate graph for data

Module Six: Transformations

-identify the type of transformation

-describe the effect of a single transformation

-apply the effect of a single transformation

-transform figures using a coordinate plane

-identify the scale factor that describes a dilation

-solve problems involving similar triangles