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Pre-Algebra (Saxon)

Course Description

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Full-year course. Preparation for Algebra I. Pre-algebra focuses on problem-solving skills and engagement with numbers and terms to increase mathematical vocabulary and confidence. Topics include but are not limited to: review of arithmetic skills, single and multi-variable equations, data analysis, introduction to number theory, graphing, measurement, exponents, square roots, and introduction to geometry. 

Prerequisite: Students from other programs should complete the Saxon Placement Test.

Example Syllabus (Download the PDF)

Required texts:

  • Saxon, John. 8/7 with  Pre-Algebra. Third Edition. Austin: Saxon Publishers, 2005. ISBN 9781565775091
  • MathXL for School; access provided by the instructor, paid for through Well-Trained Mind Academy (textbook fee). $20. Click here to learn more about MathXL for School.

Class meets twice per week for 50-55 minutes.

Class cap: 15 students.

Designed for grades 6-9.

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