     #### Middle School Program Course Descriptions

MATHEMATICS

MAT-0601

This course is designed to review all basic skills in whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Students will learn to solve ratios and proportions and to perform percent conversions, as well as the perimeter and area of geometric shapes. Probability, statistics, and integers will be introduced and problem solving skills will be emphasized.

MAT-0701

This course prepares students for Pre-Algebra and High School Algebra. Topics include ratios; proportions; percents; exponents; scientific notation; integers; solving simple algebraic equations and inequalities; statistics; probability; and problem solving.

MAT-0702H

The course prepares students for Algebra I (high school level) in Grade Eight. Topics include number theory; solving equations and inequalities with rational numbers; the coordinate axis system; graphing equations and inequalities; exponents; scientific notation; squares and square roots; percent; and probability.

MAT-0801

The course prepares students to take High School Algebra. Topics include number theory; solving equations and inequalities with rational numbers; the coordinate axis system; graphing equations and inequalities; exponents; scientific notation; squares and square roots; percent; and probability.

MAT-0801H
This course is designed for the Grade Eight student who has successfully completed Pre-Algebra. Topics include the real number system; solving advanced equations and inequalities; adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing polynomials; factoring polynomials; complex fractions; equations and inequalities in two variables; roots and radicals; and solving quadratic equations. Students will earn high school credit upon successful completion of this course.

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