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Pre-Algebra at a Glance

  • Prerequisite: Mastery of basic arithmetic, fractions, decimals, and percents.
  • An Pre-Algebra course using Hands On Equations.  
  • Hands-On Equations is a very concrete introduction to abstract algebraic concepts.
  • During the course of study, students will:
    • Solve two-step word problems and represent those problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown.
    • Solve multistep word problems using drawing and equations with a symbol for the unknown.
    • Understand that positive and negative numbers have opposite values.
    • Solve mathematical problems using algebraic expressions and equations.
  • Two days of instruction at Cimarron with highly qualified teachers
  • Three days of independent homework assignments during home days.
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