### Saxon Algebra 1 2017-2018

#### Mondays, 1:00 – 3:00

**Instructor**: Ruthie Taft ruffage01@gmail.com

**Class Tuition:** $500 per year or 10 equal installments of $50

**Supply fee: **$30 per year, due with registration

**Prerequisites:** Successful (an A or B average) completion of Saxon Algebra ½, Saxon 87 or an 8^{th} grade math course.

***NOTE:** There is a 5 student minimum for this class to progress. Maximum enrollment is 20 students.

**Course Description: **Students will develop the understanding they need to solve more complex problems and functions with this step-by-step course. Covered topics include signed numbers, exponents, and roots; absolute value; equations and inequalities; scientific notation; unit conversions; polynomials; graphs; factoring; quadratic equations; direct and inverse variations; exponential growth; statistics; and probability.

**Required Materials:** graph paper or notebook paper, pencils, binder or folder

*Saxon Algebra 1 text book* – 3rd edition, test booklet, and answer key