Algebra I (Grades 7-8)
This four
week summer course will introduce students to core concepts and content
needed to master algebraic and geometric principles and properties
needed in problem solving. This course will cover Algebra I topics
including understanding the order of operations; simplifying and
solving basic equations and radicals; understanding and solving word
problems; understanding the concepts of function, domain and range, as
well as one-variable equations; working with formulas and literal
equations; working with applications involving ratios, proportions and
fractions; the simplification of algebraic expressions involving
monomials and polynomials; interpreting and solving inequalities and;
understanding linear, quadratic, and polynomial functions. The course
is appropriate for students who have either completed Algebra 1 or who
plan to take the TJ admission test but want additional practice or for
students who will be taking Algebra 1 in the near future. |