A-SSE: Seeing Structure in Expressions

1.1: Interpret the structure of expressions

A-SSE.1: Interpret expressions that represent a quantity in terms of its context.

A-SSE.1.a: Interpret parts of an expression, such as terms, factors, and coefficients.

 Compound Interest
 Operations with Radical Expressions
 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions I
 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions II

A-SSE.1.b: Interpret complicated expressions by viewing one or more of their parts as a single entity.

 Compound Interest
 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions I
 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions II

A-SSE.2: Use the structure of an expression to identify ways to rewrite it.

 Dividing Exponential Expressions
 Equivalent Algebraic Expressions I
 Equivalent Algebraic Expressions II
 Exponents and Power Rules
 Multiplying Exponential Expressions
 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions I
 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions II
 Using Algebraic Expressions

1.2: Write expressions in equivalent forms to solve problems

A-SSE.3: Choose and produce an equivalent form of an expression to reveal and explain properties of the quantity represented by the expression.

A-SSE.3.a: Factor a quadratic expression to reveal the zeros of the function it defines.

 Modeling the Factorization of x2+bx+c
 Quadratics in Factored Form

A-SSE.3.b: Complete the square in a quadratic expression to reveal the maximum or minimum value of the function it defines.

 Quadratics in Vertex Form

A-APR: Arithmetic with Polynomials and Rational Expressions

2.1: Perform arithmetic operations on polynomials

A-APR.1: Understand that polynomials form a system analogous to the integers, namely, they are closed under the operations of addition, subtraction, and multiplication; add, subtract, and multiply polynomials.

 Addition and Subtraction of Functions
 Addition of Polynomials
 Modeling the Factorization of x2+bx+c

2.2: Understand the relationship between zeros and factors of polynomials

A-APR.2: Know and apply the Remainder Theorem: For a polynomial p(x) and a number a, the remainder on division by x - a is p(a), so p(a) = 0 if and only if (x - a) is a factor of p(x).

 Dividing Polynomials Using Synthetic Division

A-APR.3: Identify zeros of polynomials when suitable factorizations are available, and use the zeros to construct a rough graph of the function defined by the polynomial.

 Graphs of Polynomial Functions
 Modeling the Factorization of x2+bx+c
 Polynomials and Linear Factors
 Quadratics in Factored Form
 Quadratics in Vertex Form

2.3: Use polynomial identities to solve problems

A-APR.4: Prove polynomial identities and use them to describe numerical relationships.

 Factoring Special Products

A-APR.5: Know and apply the Binomial Theorem for the expansion of (x + y)^n in powers of x and y for a positive integer n, where x and y are any numbers, with coefficients determined for example by Pascal’s Triangle.

 Binomial Probabilities

A-CED: Creating Equations

3.1: Create equations that describe numbers or relationships

A-CED.1: Create equations and inequalities in one variable and use them to solve problems. Include equations arising from linear and quadratic functions, and simple rational and exponential functions.

 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
 Arithmetic Sequences
 Exploring Linear Inequalities in One Variable
 Geometric Sequences
 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 Modeling One-Step Equations
 Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations
 Solving Equations on the Number Line
 Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable
 Solving Two-Step Equations
 Using Algebraic Equations

A-CED.2: Create equations in two or more variables to represent relationships between quantities; graph equations on coordinate axes with labels and scales.

 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
 Circles
 Linear Functions
 Point-Slope Form of a Line
 Points, Lines, and Equations
 Quadratics in Polynomial Form
 Quadratics in Vertex Form
 Solving Equations on the Number Line
 Standard Form of a Line
 Using Algebraic Equations

A-CED.3: Represent constraints by equations or inequalities, and by systems of equations and/or inequalities, and interpret solutions as viable or non-viable options in a modeling context.

 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 Linear Programming
 Solving Linear Systems (Standard Form)
 Systems of Linear Inequalities (Slope-intercept form)

A-CED.4: Rearrange formulas to highlight a quantity of interest, using the same reasoning as in solving equations.

 Area of Triangles
 Solving Formulas for any Variable

A-REI: Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities

4.1: Understand solving equations as a process of reasoning and explain the reasoning

A-REI.1: Explain each step in solving a simple equation as following from the equality of numbers asserted at the previous step, starting from the assumption that the original equation has a solution. Construct a viable argument to justify a solution method.

 Modeling One-Step Equations
 Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations
 Solving Algebraic Equations II
 Solving Equations on the Number Line
 Solving Two-Step Equations

A-REI.2: Solve simple rational and radical equations in one variable, and give examples showing how extraneous solutions may arise.

 Radical Functions

4.2: Solve equations and inequalities in one variable

A-REI.3: Solve linear equations and inequalities in one variable, including equations with coefficients represented by letters.

 Area of Triangles
 Compound Inequalities
 Exploring Linear Inequalities in One Variable
 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 Modeling One-Step Equations
 Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations
 Solving Algebraic Equations II
 Solving Equations on the Number Line
 Solving Formulas for any Variable
 Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable
 Solving Two-Step Equations

A-REI.4: Solve quadratic equations in one variable.

A-REI.4.a: Use the method of completing the square to transform any quadratic equation in x into an equation of the form (x - p)² = q that has the same solutions. Derive the quadratic formula from this form.

 Roots of a Quadratic

A-REI.4.b: Solve quadratic equations by inspection (e.g., for x² = 49), taking square roots, completing the square, the quadratic formula and factoring, as appropriate to the initial form of the equation. Recognize when the quadratic formula gives complex solutions and write them as a ± bi for real numbers a and b.

 Modeling the Factorization of x2+bx+c
 Points in the Complex Plane
 Roots of a Quadratic

4.3: Solve systems of equations

A-REI.5: Prove that, given a system of two equations in two variables, replacing one equation by the sum of that equation and a multiple of the other produces a system with the same solutions.

 Solving Equations by Graphing Each Side
 Solving Linear Systems (Standard Form)

A-REI.6: Solve systems of linear equations exactly and approximately (e.g., with graphs), focusing on pairs of linear equations in two variables.

 Cat and Mouse (Modeling with Linear Systems)
 Solving Equations by Graphing Each Side
 Solving Linear Systems (Matrices and Special Solutions)
 Solving Linear Systems (Slope-Intercept Form)
 Solving Linear Systems (Standard Form)

A-REI.8: Represent a system of linear equations as a single matrix equation in a vector variable.

 Solving Linear Systems (Matrices and Special Solutions)

A-REI.9: Find the inverse of a matrix if it exists and use it to solve systems of linear equations (using technology for matrices of dimension 3 × 3 or greater).

 Solving Linear Systems (Matrices and Special Solutions)

4.4: Represent and solve equations and inequalities graphically

A-REI.10: Understand that the graph of an equation in two variables is the set of all its solutions plotted in the coordinate plane, often forming a curve (which could be a line).

 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
 Circles
 Parabolas
 Point-Slope Form of a Line
 Points, Lines, and Equations
 Standard Form of a Line

A-REI.11: Explain why the x-coordinates of the points where the graphs of the equations y = f(x) and y = g(x) intersect are the solutions of the equation f(x) = g(x); find the solutions approximately, e.g., using technology to graph the functions, make tables of values, or find successive approximations. Include cases where f(x) and/or g(x) are linear, polynomial, rational, absolute value, exponential, and logarithmic functions.

 Cat and Mouse (Modeling with Linear Systems)
 Point-Slope Form of a Line
 Solving Equations by Graphing Each Side
 Solving Linear Systems (Matrices and Special Solutions)
 Solving Linear Systems (Slope-Intercept Form)
 Standard Form of a Line

A-REI.12: Graph the solutions to a linear inequality in two variables as a half-plane (excluding the boundary in the case of a strict inequality), and graph the solution set to a system of linear inequalities in two variables as the intersection of the corresponding half-planes.

 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 Linear Programming
 Systems of Linear Inequalities (Slope-intercept form)

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