• Students should be able to ......

    - use mathematical language and representation to write expressions or to take expressions to verbal form

    -translate a real world problem into an algebraic expression

    -define variables

    - use properties (commutative- associative- distributive)to write and rewrite expression

    -write polynomials in standard form

    -identify term, like term, constant, coefficient, leading term, leading coefficient,

    -determine linear, quadratic, cubic binomial, monomial, trinomial polynomial

    -determine the degree of a polynomial and monomial

    - use the distributive property to simplify product of binomial, monomial times polynomial

    - use the properties of exponents to write equivalent expressions

    - simplify radicals

    -rewrite expressions with rational exponents to be radical expressions

    - perform operations with radicals and terms with rational exponents

    - determine whether a number is rational or irrational

    - predict the outcomes of operations with rational and irrational numbers