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I. Introduction to Algebra

Lesson: Verbal to Algebraic Expressions & Equations

Example: How do you write 5 greater than x algebraically?

Lesson: Declaring Variables

Example: Mike is 3 inches taller than Semande. If Semande is s inches tall, express Mike’s height in terms of s.

Lesson: Order of Operations

Example: Evaluate 3 - (5-8)^2

Lesson: Real Numbers (Including Rational vs. Irrational Numbers)

Lesson: Order of Operations with Substitution

Example: If x=2, what is the value of 2x^2-3x?

Lesson: Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers

Example: Evaluate 5 - (-2)

Lesson: Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers

Example: Evaluate -3 \times 4

Lesson: Properties of Real Numbers

Example: Which property justifies the following equation: 5(x+2y)+5=5x+10y+5

Lesson: Distributive Property

Example: Simplify 3(4x-5)

Lesson: Finding the Solution to an Equation

Example: Is 7 a solution to the equation 12 = 3x - 9?

II. Solving Equations

Lesson: Solving Algebraic Equations (One-Step)

Example: Solve for x.
x+7=12

Lesson: Solving Multi-Step Equations

Example: Solve for x.
2x + 4 = 18

Lesson: Multi-Step Equations (Variable on Both Sides)

Example: Solve for x.
2x - 4 = -3x + 11

Lesson: Linear Equations

Example: Solve for y.
3y + 2x = 12

Lesson: Solving Proportions

Example: Solve for x.
\dfrac{x}{6} = \dfrac{20}{15}

Lesson: Solving Complex Proportions

Example: Solve for x.
\dfrac{x+5}{4} = \dfrac{3}{8}

Lesson: Percents

Example: What is 48% of 30?

Lesson: Percent Change

Example: What is the percent change from 50 to 72?

IV. Functions

Lesson: Using Graphs to Relate Two Quantities

Example: A bird flies above ground in search of worms. This is represented in the table below.
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What does A represent?

Lesson: Patterns and Linear Functions

Example: Is the following graph linear?
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Example: For each set of ordered pairs, write the rule that represents the function.
(0, 3), (1, 8), (2, 13), (3, 18), (4, 23)

Lesson: Patterns and Non-Linear Functions

Example: Is the following a linear or nonlinear function?
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Example: For the set of ordered pairs, write the rule that represents the function.
(0,1),(1,3),(2,9),(3,27),(4,81)

Lesson: Graphing a Function Rule

Example: Match the function with its graph.
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Lesson: Writing a Function Rule

Example: Write the function rule for the table of values.
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Lesson: Formalizing Relations and Functions

Example: Is the following relation shown a function?
(-2, 0.5), (0, 2.5), (4, 6.5), (5, 2.5)

V. Linear Functions

Lesson: Slope

Example: What is the slope of the line below?
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Example: What is the slope of the line that passes through the points (2, 7) and (5, 12)?

Lesson: Equation of a Line

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Lesson: Point Slope Form

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    What is the point-slope form of a line passing through the point (1,2) with a slope of -2?

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Lesson: Finding the Equation of a Line, Given the Slope and a Point

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Lesson: Standard Form of the Equations of a Line

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Lesson: Finding the Equation of a Line, Given Two Points

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Lesson: Equations of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

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    • What is the equation of the line that passes through (2,4) and is parallel to y=3x-1

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Lesson: Scatterplots and Trendlines

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    • If the trend continues, what is the expected y-value when x is 8, based on the scatterplot shown below?

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Lesson: Graphing Absolute Value Functions

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VI. Systems of Equations and Inequalities

Lesson: Solving a System of Equations Graphically

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Lesson: Solving a System of Equations Graphically

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Lesson: Solving a System of Equations Using Substitution

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Lesson: Solving a System of Equations Using Substitution

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Lesson: Solving a System of Equations Using Elimination

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Lesson: Solving a System of Equations Using Elimination

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Lesson: Applications of Linear Systems

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Lesson: Word Problems – System of Equations

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    Smith and Jones are selling cookies. Smith sold 4 chocolate chip and 6 sugar cookies for a total of $60. Jones sold 5 chocolate chip and 3 sugar cookies for a total of $30. How much does a chocolate chip cookie cost?

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Lesson: Word Problems – System of Equations

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    Rose is selling tickets to the school play to the first and second graders. The first graders bought 12 tickets for Friday night and 15 tickets to Saturday night for a total of $400. The second graders bought 14 tickets to Friday night and 10 tickets to Saturday night for a total of $420. How much does a Friday night ticket cost?

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Lesson: Graphing Linear Inequalities

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Lesson: Graphing Linear Inequalities

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    • What system of inequalities is shown below?

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Lesson: Solving a System of Linear Inequalities

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VII. Exponents and Exponential Functions

Lesson: Positive Exponents

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Lesson: Negative Exponents

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Lesson: Multiplying & Dividing Terms that have Exponents

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Lesson: Multiplying & Dividing Terms that have Exponents

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Lesson: Graphs of Exponential Functions

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Lesson: Exponential Growth

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    The population of an ant colony increases by 100 each year. Is this linear or exponential growth?

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Lesson: Exponential Decay

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IX. Quadratic Functions and Equations

Lesson: Evaluating Quadratic Functions

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Lesson: Properties of Quadratic Functions

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Lesson: Solving Quadratic Equations by Taking Square Roots

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Lesson: Solving Equations by Factoring

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Lesson: Completing the Square

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Lesson: Solve Equations by Completing the Square

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Lesson: Vertex Form of a Quadratic Function by Completing the Square

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Lesson: Solving a System of Equations Graphically (Linear & Quadratic)

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Lesson: Solving a System of Equations Using Substitution (Linear & Quadratic)

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X. Radical Expressions and Functions

Lesson: Pythagorean Theorem

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    If the legs of a right triangle measure 5 and 12, what is the length of the hypotenuse?

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Lesson: Simplifying Radical Expressions

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Lesson: Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions

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Lesson: Multiplying Radical Expressions

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Lesson: Dividing Radical Expressions

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Lesson: Solving Equations That Have Radical Terms

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Lesson: Solving Equations That Have Radical Terms

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Lesson: Graphing Square Root Functions

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Lesson: SOHCAHTOA (sine, cosine, tangent)

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Lesson: Inverse Trigonometric Functions

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    Given that \triangle ABC is a right triangle with \angle C as the right angle, \overline{AB} = 12 and \overline{BC} = 7. What is the measure of \angle A?

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XII. Data Analysis and Probability

Lesson: Matrices

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    • What are the dimensions of this matrix?

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Lesson: Frequency, Cumulative Frequency, & Histograms

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Lesson: Measures of Central Tendency & Dispersion

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    James scored a 91 and a 94 on his first two tests. What score must he receive on his third test to maintain a 90 average?

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Lesson: Box & Whisker Plot

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Lesson: Samples and Surveys

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    John is trying to find out how many students in his school prefer math class over english class. He surveys every 5th ninth grader who walks into school. Is this sample biased?

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Lesson: Permutations and Combinations

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Lesson: Theoretical vs. Experimental Probability

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    Joanna rolled a six-sided die. What is the theoretical probability that it will land on an even number?

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Lesson: Probability of Compound Events

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    Patricia rolled a six-sided die twice. What is the probability that she rolls a 2 and then an odd number?

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