# Algebra 1 (Semester 1): A High School Curriculum

## What you'll learn

- Accurately identify, add, subtract, multiply, and divide real numbers
- Convert between fractions, decimals, and percents
- Understand exponents, bases, and powers
- Convert to and from scientific notation
- Identify variables
- Combine like terms
- Solve equations using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
- Solve multi-step equations
- Solve equations with variables on both sides
- Solve equations using the distributive property
- Solve fraction and decimal equations
- Add and subtract matrices
- Multiply a scalar quantity through a matrix
- Identify and use the associative, commutative, distributive, identity, inverse, and zero properties
- Find the perimeter of squares, rectangles, and triangles
- Find the area of squares, rectangles, and triangles
- Calculate simple interest using the simple interest formula
- Convert between Celsius and Fahrenheit
- Find distance, rate, and time using the provided formula
- Re-write equations with variables
- Use ratios, rates, and proportions to solve equations
- Identify direct and inverse variation problems
- Understand measures of central tendency
- Create and analyze box-and-whisker plots
- Describe the difference between theoretical and experimental probability

## Requirements

- Students will need access to the internet
- Students will need headphones or speakers to hear the audio
- Students will need a PDF viewer and/or a printer to view and/or print out the supporting materials

## Description

This course is an intricately-designed, complete Algebra 1 Semester 1 curriculum. It incorporates all aspects of a traditional Algebra 1 first semester course and also includes a unit on basic statistics and probability.

There are 9 units in this course (listed below), which cover one semester of Algebra 1. 10 more units are provided in the Algebra 1 Semester 2 course (purchased separately) for a total of 19 units.

While
this course was designed to cater to high school Algebra 1 students, adult
education learners who are studying for High School Equivalency exams can also
benefit from the information provided in this course.

Similarly, teachers who would like supplemental material for their Algebra 1 classroom should take this course. If you are a teacher, feel free to download and use these PDFs in your own classrooms.

The units provided in this course are as follows:

1.) Real Numbers

2.) Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

3.) Algebra Basics

4.) Matrices

5.) Properties

6.) Solving Equations

7.) Formulas

8.) Ratios, Rates, and Proportions

9.) Statistics and Probability

## Who this course is for:

- Students should take this course if they have already taken a Pre-Algebra or 8th grade mathematics course
- Algebra 1 teachers who would like supplemental material should take this course
- Adult Education students who are studying for the HSE/GED/HiSET/TASC should take this course

## Course content

- Preview09:30

## Instructor

I am a High School Math and High School Equivalency teacher in Las Vegas, Nevada. I also teach math and math methods courses at various colleges and universities in the Las Vegas Valley area.

I have degrees in math and science education, and recently obtained my Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction: Mathematics Education from UNLV.