M/J Grade 8 Pre-Algebra

Mathematics / Middle school

The instruction in this course will focus on three critical areas: (1) analyzing two- and threedimensional space and figures using distance, angle, similarity, and congruence, and understanding and applying the Pythagorean Theorem; (2) grasping the concept of a function and using functions to describe quantitative relationships; (3) formulating and reasoning about expressions and equations, including modeling an association in bivariate data with a linear equation, and solving linear equations and systems of linear equations. Prerequisites: 8 th Grade Standing. Credits 1.0