Algebra 1B Course Description

Prerequisite:  Successful completion of Algebra 1A with a grade of 70% or better.

Algebra 1B is the second course in a two-part study of algebra.  Concepts from the previous course will be utilized along with direct and inverse proportions, absolute value, estimation and problem solving, calculating distance and slope, solving and graphing linear inequalities and solving quadratic equations.  Systems, polynomials and square roots are linked to the study of geometry and motivated by applications.  The course includes significant work with scientific calculators.