• Polynomials and Polynomial Functions

At the end of the unit students will be able to:

• multiply and divide monomials
• use expressions written in scientific notation
• add and subtract polynomials, multiply polynomials

Linear Equations and Functions

At the end of the unit students will be able to:

• analyze and graph relations
• find functional values
• identify linear equations
• write linear equations in standard form and graph them
• find and use the gradient of a line
• graph parallel and perpendicular lines
• write an equation of a line given the slope and a point on the line
• write an equation of a line parallel and perpendicular to a given line
• draw scatter plots
• find and use prediction equations
• identify step and piece wise functions
• identify and graph constant and absolute value functions
• graph linear and absolute value inequalities

Linear Systems

At the end of the unit students will be able to:

• solve systems of linear equations by graphing
• determine whether a system of linear equations is consistent and independent, consistent dependent, or inconsistent
• solve systems of linear equations by using substitution or elimination
• solve systems of inequalities by graphing
• determine the coordinates of the vertices of a region bounded by the graph of a system of inequalities
• find the maximum and minimum values of a function over a region
• solve systems of linear equations in three variables.