## Weekly outline

### General

### Welcome to Algebra 1

This free and open course curriculum was developed by more than 700 U.S. community colleges in partnership with local industries to prepare students for employment as part of the U.S. Department of Laborâ€™s $1.9 billion Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program.**Expert-Designed Course**This course was developed by subject matter experts, in partnership with local industries, to ensure the curriculum is aligned with the skills needed to gain employment. To ensure quality, this course was evaluated by third-party experts.**Free and Open Materials**As a student, you are free to explore and use these online materials to learn about the subject. As an instructor, you are free to adopt and adapt these online materials in your teaching of the subject. SkillsCommons materials have a Creative Commons license, which means you can download material directly from SkillsCommons to your computer. You are free to share, copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format you choose in accordance with the terms of use.The intent of this material is to help evaluate content files submitted to SkillsCommons. The original submission may contain files in different formats. For example, a Microsoft Word document in the original may appear here as a PDF to facilitate previewing. If the content here is promising, please visit the original submission in SkillsCommons.

Click here to view Frequently Asked Questions!

### First Degree Equations and Inequalities in One variable

Learning Objective: Students will Use the properties of equality and real numbers to solve first-degree equations, inequalities, and absolute values. Beginning Algebra Module 1: First Degree Equations and Inequalities with One Variable, consists of 2 assessments, an introduction, and 5 sections: Pre-Assessment, Beginning Algebra Module 1 Introduction, Section 1: Real Numbers, Section 2: The Addition and Multiplication Properties of Equality and Equations, Section 3: Inequalities, Section 4: Absolute Value and Inequalities, Section 5: Translating from Word Statements to Mathematical Statements, Post-Assessment.

### Linear Equations I

Learning Objective: Students will Graph solutions to linear equations on a plane and develop equations from points and slope. Beginning Algebra Module 2: Linear Equations I includes: Pre-Assessment, Introduction: Linear Equations I, Section 1: The Rectangular Coordinate system, Section 2: Graphs of Straight Lines, Section 3: Slope, Section 4: Forms of Linear Equations, Post-Assessment.

### Linear Equations II

Learning Objective: Students will Use a graphing calculator to find a line of best fit, solve a variety of application problems involving linear equations, identify functions, and use function notation. The module includes: Pre-Assessment, Module 3 Introduction, Section 1: Introduction to Linear Regression, Section 2: Introduction to Applications Involving Linear Equations, Section 3: Introduction to Linear Functions, Post-Assessment.

### Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables

Learning Objective: Students will solve systems of linear equations and inequalities in two variables using a variety of methods. Module includes: Pre-Assessment, Introduction: Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables, Section1: Solving Systems of Linear Equations, Section 2: Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution Method, Section 3: Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination Method, Section 4: Graphing Systems of Linear Inequalities, Post-Assessment.

### Variable Expression I

Learning Objective: Students will manipulate variable expressions using properties of real numbers and rules of exponentiation. Module includes: Pre-Assessment, Introduction: Variable Expression I, Section 1: Review of Real Number Properties, Section 2: Variable Expressions, Section 3: Polynomial Functions, Section 4: Exponentiation Rules, Post-Assessment.

### Variable Expression II

Learning Objective: Students will manipulate variable expressions using properties of real numbers and rules of exponentiation and use techniques to solve polynomial functions. The module includes: Pre-Assessment, Module 6 Introduction: Variable Expression II, Section 1: Multiplication 1, Section 2: Multiplication 2, Section 3: Division with Polynomials, Section 4: Polynomials in Multi-Variables, Section 5: Algebra of Functions, Post-Assessment.

### Factoring

Learning Objective: Students will successfully factor second and third degree expressions using general factoring techniques and will use the zero factor property rule to solve second degree equations and functions. Module includes: Pre-Assessment, Introduction: Factoring, Section 1: Introduction to Polynomial Equations, Section 2: Second Degree Equations of the General Type, Section 3: Factoring Second Degree Equations with a Leading Coefficient, Section 4: Special Factorizations, Section 5: General Strategies for Factoring Polynomials, Post-Assessment.

### Graphing Polynomial Equations

Learning Objective: Students will Identify and solve general polynomial equations and match them to their corresponding graphs. Sections in this module: Section 1: First Degree Equations, Section 2: Second Degree Equations, Section 3: Third Degree Equations, Section 4: Onward to nth Degree Equations, Section 5: Applications.