Student Learning Standards

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

A-SSE.A.1a: 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.A.1b: 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.A.2: Use the structure of an expression to identify ways to rewrite it. For example, see x^4 – y^4 as (x²)² – (y²)², thus recognizing it as a difference of squares that can be factored as (x² – y²)(x² + y²).

Dividing Exponential Expressions

Equivalent Algebraic Expressions I

Equivalent Algebraic Expressions II

Exponents and Power Rules

Factoring Special Products

Multiplying Exponential Expressions

Simplifying Algebraic Expressions I

Simplifying Algebraic Expressions II

Using Algebraic Expressions

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

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

Modeling the Factorization of *x*^{2}+*bx*+*c*

Quadratics in Factored Form

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

A-SSE.B.3c: Use the properties of exponents to transform expressions for exponential functions.

Dividing Exponential Expressions

A-APR.A.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 *x*^{2}+*bx*+*c*

A-APR.B.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.B.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 *x*^{2}+*bx*+*c*

Polynomials and Linear Factors

Quadratics in Factored Form

Quadratics in Vertex Form

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

A-APR.C.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.

A-CED.A.1: Create equations and inequalities in one variable and use them to solve problems.

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.A.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.A.3: Represent constraints by equations or inequalities, and by systems of equations and/or inequalities, and interpret solutions as viable or nonviable 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.A.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.A.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.A.2: Solve simple rational and radical equations in one variable, and give examples showing how extraneous solutions may arise.

A-REI.B.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 I

Solving Algebraic Equations II

Solving Equations by Graphing Each Side

Solving Equations on the Number Line

Solving Formulas for any Variable

Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable

Solving Two-Step Equations

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

A-REI.B.4a: 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.

A-REI.B.4b: 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 *x*^{2}+*bx*+*c*

Points in the Complex Plane

Roots of a Quadratic

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

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.C.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.C.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)

A-REI.D.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.D.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)

Solving Equations by Graphing Each Side

Solving Linear Systems (Matrices and Special Solutions)

Solving Linear Systems (Slope-Intercept Form)

A-REI.D.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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