Unit

Concepts

1.Review Chapters 12 (supplementing with graphing calculator technology)
 
Order of operations

Real number system

Patterns and functions

Scatterplots

Mean, median, mode, and range

Computation with rational numbers

Basics of using graphing calculator

Theoretical and experimental probability

2. Solving Equations and Inequalities (Chapters 3 – 4)
 
Solve two step, multistep, and variables on both sides equations

Ratio, proportion, and similar figures

Percent change

Estimating square roots

Pythagorean theorem

Solving and graphing inequalities

Solving compound inequalities

Solving absolute value equations and inequalities

3. Graphing Linear Equations (Chapters 56)
 
Plotting points in a coordinate plane

Graphing linear equations using a table, using xy intercepts, and using slope/yintercept equation

Finding the slope of a line

Interpreting slope as a rate of change

Graph and interpret equations representing reallife situations

Identify functions

Use functions to represent reallife situations

Express reallife situations with a linear equation

Making scatter plots and finding a line of bestfit for a set of data

Writing equations of lines given a point and the slope or given two points of the line

Using pointslope and standard forms for linear equations

Using calculator technology
Projects: Barbie Bungee Jump, Fahrenheit vs. Celsius using the CBL

4. Solving and Graphing Systems of Equations and Inequalities. (Chapter 7)
 
Solving systems of linear equations by graphing, substitution and linear combinations

Solving systems of linear inequalities

5. Exponents and Exponential Functions (Chapter 8)
 
Multiplication and division properties of exponents

Zero and negative properties of exponents

Scientific notation

Exponential growth and decay functions
Project: M & M activity to model decay

6. Polynomial and Factoring (Chapter 9)
 
Addition, subtraction and multiplication of polynomials

Factoring x^{2}+ bx + c and ax^{2} + bx + c

Factoring special cases

Factoring by grouping


7. Quadratic Equations and Functions (Chapter 10)
 
Graphing quadratic equations

Simplifying square roots

Solving quadratic equations by completing the square, by factoring ,and by the quadratic formula

Applications of the discriminate

Graphing quadratic inequalities

Solving polynomial equations

8. Radicals Expressions and Equations
 
Simplifying radicals

Functions involving square roots

Operations with radical expressions

Solving radical equations

9. Rational Expressions and Functions


Simplifying rational expressions

Multiplying and dividing rational expressions

Adding and subtracting rational expressions

Dividing polynomials

Solving rational equations and functions

Permutations and combinations

10. Probability for Alg I
 
Frequency and Histograms

Samples and Surveys

TwoWay Frequency Table

Permutations and Combinations

Theoretical and Experimental Probability

Simulations

Compound Events

Conditional Probability
