|Prerequisite: This course is offered to 8th graders from the Catholic partner schools in the Northland. Students are admitted by merit. A math exam is given in the month of May. Enrollment will be limited to 25 students. (Students not currently attending one of the Northland partner schools may call the principal for more information.)
Students in this course will acquire the algebraic skills necessary for success in future math courses. Topics covered include: solving and graphing (one and two variable) linear equations and inequalities, problem solving, factoring, solving systems of linear equations, rational expressions, simplifying radicals, fractional exponents, imaginary numbers, and an introduction to linear and quadratic functions. This course is the foundation for further mathematical understanding and success.