**DESCRIPTION:**

This course emphasizes the study of algebra. The course is presented in two semesters.

Semester 1 introduces and defines algebraic terms, the properties of zero and one, variables and constants, fractions, and factoring. It explains the use of powers, roots, and exponents as well as the order of operations. It demonstrates how to solve monomials and polynomials and whole number expressions.

Semester 2 defines, shows how to interpret, and translates equations as well as create and interpret graphs.

**CREDITS:**

1 Credit

**PREREQUISITES:**

Math 1: General Math

Math 2: Consumer Math

**STANDARDS:**

This course is aligned to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Florida Sunshine State Standards, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Standards, Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI), and the Achieve American Diploma Project Network (ADP) standards.