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Algebra 1/2 Home School Kit, 3rd EditionAlgebra 1/2 Home School Kit, 3rd Edition
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Algebra 1/2 Home Study Kit includes the hardcover student text, softcover answer key and softcover test booklet. Containing 123 lessons, this text is the culmination of prealgebra mathematics, a full pre-algebra course and an introduction to geometry and discrete mathematics. Some topics covered include Prime and Composite numbers; fractions & decimals; order of operations, coordinates, exponents, square roots, ratios, algebraic phrases, probability, the Pythagorean Theorem and more. Utilizing an incremental approach to math, your students will learn in small doses at their own pace, increasing retention of knowledge and satisfaction!
     

 
Saxon Algebra 1/2 is comprised of five instructional components:

  • Introduction of the New Increment
  • Examples with Complete Solutions
  • Practice of the Increment
  • Daily Problem Set
  • Cumulative Tests.

    Algebra 1/2 covers all topics normally taught in prealgebra, as well as additional topics from geometry and discrete mathematics. It is recommended for seventh-graders who plan to take first-year algebra in the eighth grade or for eighth-graders who plan to take first-year algebra in the ninth grade.

    Algebra 1/2 represents the culmination of the study of prealgebra mathematics. The textbook contains answers to odd-numbered problems, and an answer key is provided for all homework problems. A Solutions Manual is also available for step-by-step solutions to the homework problems.

    In Algebra 1/2, students will learn:

  • fractions and their arithmetic operations
  • decimals and their arithmetic operations
  • mixed numbers and their arithmetic operations
  • signed numbers and their arithmetic operations
  • order of operations
  • percents
  • ratios
  • proportions
  • divisibility
  • rounding
  • place value
  • unit conversions
  • scientific notation
  • evaluation and simplification of algebraic expressions
  • the solution of linear equations in one unknown
  • word problems involving algebraic concepts
  • graphing
  • perimeter
  • area
  • surface area
  • volume
  • classification of geometric figures and solids
  • geometric construction
  • symmetry


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