Algebra 1

Full year course covering the following concepts: definitions of algebraic language; powers; inequalities; equations (basic 2-step and multi-step); factoring and applications of factoring polynomials; functions and graphs, lines, slopes; solving systems of equations; quadratics; and solving rate problems and other word problems.    Required material:   Algebra 1 Student Text, 3rd Edition, Saxon (It's ORANGE, be sure it's the 3rd edition).    2 spiral notebooks