 # Pre-Algebra

Pre-Algebra prepares students for the rigors of Algebra studies while focusing on building problem-solving and logic techniques that will prepare them to excel in middle school. The curriculum is designed to challenge students at a deeper level than the standard middle school math concepts. Pre-Algebra offers students a well-rounded understanding of math. It covers major topics like arithmetic; divisibility, GCD, LCM; ratios rates, and percent; angles, perimeter, and area; basic statistics and counting. ##### Who is this course for
This course typically takes 3-6 months to complete. This depends on the student's experience and how fast they can master the concepts and the knowledge. Our instructors move at the pace of the student, it may take extra time for some students to reinforce what they have learned.
##### Curriculum
###### Chapter 1: Arithmetic Review of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
###### Chapter 2: Exponents Definition of exponents, zero and negative exponents
###### Chapter 3: Number Theory Divisibility, prime numbers, least common multiples, greatest common divisor
###### Chapter 4: Fraction Multiplication, division, addition and subtraction of fractions
###### Chapter 5: Equations and Inequalities Linear equations and inequalities, as well as their applications
###### Chapter 6: Decimals Arithmetic, Rounding, repeating decimals
###### Chapter 7: Ratios, Conversions, and Rates Conversions of units, Word problems involving ratios and speed
###### Chapter 8: Percent Definition of percent, percent increase and decrease, word problems
###### Chapter 9: Square Roots Definition of square roots, arithmetic of square roots
###### Chapter 10: Angles Definition of angles, parallel lines and their applications
###### Chapter 11: Perimeter and Area Perimeters and areas of shapes (rectangle, triangle, circle, etc)
###### Chapter 12: Right Triangles and Quadrilaterals ###### Chapter 13: Data Statistics Mean, median of data, and visualization of data with tables, graphs, and charts
###### Chapter 14: Counting Counting with addition, multiplication principle, basic probability
###### Chapter 15: Problem-Solving Strategies Learn to solve problems by finding patterns, drawing pictures, etc.

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