This pre-algebra course provides an introduction to geometry and discrete mathematics. Topics covered include fraction, decimal, and mixed number operations, scientific notation, prime and composite numbers, order of operations, coordinates, exponents, square roots, ratios, algebraic expressions, solving equations with one variable, working with signed numbers, scientific notation, ratios, geometry fundamentals, probability, the Pythagorean Theorem and more. This course will solidify basic mathematics skills and prepare the student for success in Algebra I. Homework will average 3 - 4 hours per week.
Minimum age of 11 and maximum age of 13 on the first day of class. Successful completion of VSA Mathematicd 5 - Saxon 76 or comparable course in the previous 24 months is strongly encouraged.