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Description

Algebraic concepts and techniques developed in the middle grades, with their larger mathematical context. Equations, inequalities and functions (linear, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic), with multiple representations of relationships. Common misconceptions of beginning algebra students.

Prerequisite

MATH212. Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Elementary Education; Special Education; Middle School Education). Credit only granted for: MATH112, MATH113, or MATH315.

Topics

Problem Solving

Expressions
Uses of Variables
Equality
Solving Linear Equations
Systems of Equations
Bar diagrams
Guess & Check

Patterns

Repeating Patterns
Growing Patterns
Sequences
Algebraic Proofs

Functions and Graphs

Linear Functions
Factoring
Quadratic Equations
Quadratic Functions
Exponential Functions
Slope of a Curve