Intro to Algebra Principles

Intro to Algebra Principles

Jay Dunn

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In this course students will become familiar with the basic concepts of Pre-Algebra in a step-by-step approach and apply these concepts as needed to mathematical problems.  Topics include: Operations with Integers, Operations with Rational Numbers, Expressions and Equations, Multi-Step Equations, Ratios, Proportions, Percent, Linear Functions, Powers and Nonlinear Functions, Real Numbers, Right Triangles, Surface area and Volume, Statistics and Probability.


Glencoe / McGraw-Hill Pre-Algrbra


* Notebook

* Pencils

* Calculator (Optional)



  • Bring all required materials to class every day.
  • Be in your seat with your materials out when the tardy bell rings.
  • Come to class ready to learn.
  • Keep your hands, feet, and objects to yourself.
  • Listen and follow directions the first time.
  • Respect everyone in the room: yourself, other students, and teachers.
  • Treat all school property and equipment properly.
  • Follow school rules and policies as stated in the student handbook.



Grades will be based on the following types of assignments.  Percentages are approximate and may vary slightly from one unit to the next.

  • Classwork/Homework (~60%)
  • Unit Tests (~40%)