Algebra 1 is a 10th grade math course.
This course is designed to prepare students for the NYS Algebra 1 Examination. For students who previously took Algebra Foundations, it is the second year course in their two-year program. The topics include numbers and their properties, sets, ratio, proportion, and percent problems, solving linear equations and inequalities, evaluating formulas, graphing linear and quadratic functions and inequalities, solving systems of equations and inequalities algebraically and graphically, factoring, operations with polynomials, radicals, analyzing statistics and making statistical graphs and probability, exponential growth and decay, simplifying rational expressions, and operations with rational expressions, solving rational equations.
There will be a state examination at the end of this course. Students must score a 55 or higher on the exam to meet High School graduation requirements.