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Essentials for Pre-Algebra

Topics covered in this full-year course include properties of integers, expressions and equations, inequalities, rational numbers, decimals, fractions, ratio and proportion, percent, data analysis and statistics, two-dimensional geometry and measurement applications, three-dimensional geometry, probability, patterns, relations and functions, and polynomials. Essentials for Pre-Algebra provides a solid foundation in the elements that are required to begin the study of Pre-Algebra and Algebra. This course is generally appropriate for students in grades 6 to 8. Students entering in grade 7 should consider whether the Essentials for Pre-Algebra or the Pre-Algebra course would be more appropriate. This class provides a solid foundation in beginning mathematics that can be counted on to support further mathematical studies.

This course meets twice per week in 60-minute sessions.

This course is typically done in the 6th or 7th grade, however ability to do the work is more important than age or grade. Before registering, students should take the Essentials for Pre-Algebra Readiness Assessment. The goal of this assessment is to ensure students are well placed in Essentials for Pre-Algebra.

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Fundamentals of Algebra, Sourcebook and Practice book bundle; Sadlier School ISBN 9780821583371
You can email to order this bundle.

Judy Frank is passionate about mathematics. Judy has a Bachelor of Science in Theoretical Mathematics and Actuarial Science from the University of Calgary. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Master’s Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution, both from Carleton University, and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from the University of Alberta. Judy is currently working part-time towards a Master’s of Education in Teaching and Learning.

Judy has 20 years of experience teaching a variety of levels of students including privately tutoring students in all levels in topics of mathematics from pre-algebra to calculus. During her extensive experience helping students learn math, Judy has learned that math is something that everyone can learn.

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