This course thoroughly presents the basic concepts of algebra. Topics include real numbers, algebraic expressions, algebraic properties, linear equations and inequalities, graphing, functions, linear systems, exponents, quadratic equations, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, radicals, probability, data analysis and problem solving. Incoming freshmen may test out of this course.

This course reviews concepts and skills from Algebra I and then delves into new topics from algebra and trigonometry including linear functions, linear inequalities, linear systems, matrices, quadratic functions, factoring, polynomials, polynomial functions, rational exponents, radical functions, exponential functions, logarithmic functions, rational functions, quadratic relations, conic sections, counting methods, probability, data analysis, statistics, sequences, series, trigonometric ratios, trigonometric functions, trigonometric graphs, and trigonometric identities.

This practical course deals with mathematical applications in everyday life and business. Topics covered for managing personal finances include income, expenses, budgeting, banking, insurance, investing, credit, loans, income taxes, and vehicle and housing costs. Topics covered for managing business finances include personnel costs, purchasing, inventory, sales, marketing, services, basic accounting, and financial management. 

Welcome to Pre-Algebra!