(Enrollment in the course is determined by pre-assessment data and a recommendation from the teacher)
This course is designed for students who do not have a strong foundation in arithmetic and pre-algebra skills and understandings. Arithmetic skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using whole numbers, fractions, decimals and integers are developed and applied in a wide variety of problem-solving situations. Applications of these skills will include, but not be limited to, geometry settings and data analysis. Additional arithmetic skills of using percent and percent calculations, as well as understanding and applying exponents, is included in the curriculum. Students will also understand and apply pre-algebra topics including understanding variables, solving simple linear equations and gaining an understanding of the co-ordinate plane.