DHS Pre-Algebra

Pre-Algebra continues the study of Math 7 topics with more sophisticated problems and an increased emphasis on solving linear equations. It also includes advanced work on the order of operations, prime factorization, radicals, calculating in scientific notation, evaluation of algebraic expressions, linear inequalities, proportions and word problems, simple and compound interest, commission and profit. Additional geometry studies cover surface area, semicircles, volume, complementary and supplementary angles.

Text: Algebra ½, 3rd ed., Saxon Publishers, Inc., 2000, ISBN 1-56577-149-4