Tuesdays & Thursdays
Please note, this course meets twice per week.
Middle School Math or equivalent
Students scoring a B or better in a pre-requisite class taken at WHCT
are not required to take a placement test for the next level class.
All other students must pass a short placement test prior to registration.
Prealgebra is an introduction to Algebra. It covers topics such as whole numbers, integers, solving equations and problem solving, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, ratios, proportion, percent, graphing, geometry and measurement, exponents, and polynomials.
Course Class Time:
Course Homework Requirements: (subject to change as syllabus is developed)
There are 5 homework assignments each week.
Most assignments can be completed in less than 1 hour.
Each Tuesday students will receive a summary of that week’s assignments,
including page numbers and the specific problems to be completed.
On classroom days students will receive fill-in-the-blank notes to follow along
with the lecture and work practice problems for the new concepts.
There will be two Math XL assignments per week (normally Mondays and Wednesdays).
Students are expected to check answers to odd-numbered problems at home.
Questions regarding even-numbered problems are addressed at the beginning of class.
binder w. dividers -labeled Notes, Homework, Resources, and Tests
loose-leaf graph paper
pencils / blue and red pens / highlighter
calculator such as TI- 30X IIS ($15 or less) (by third quarter)
ruler (4th quarter)