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Mathematics Courses
TITLE
COURSE #
GRADE
SEMESTERS
CREDITS
Pre-Algebra
300
9
2
1
This course develops algebraic thinking and prepares students for Algebra 1. Students will review fractional relationships using ratios and proportions; use variables to describe patterns and represent unknown quantities in formulas and simple equations; use inequalities to represent written statements; use the order of operations to evaluate numeric expressions and algebraic equations; balance equations; and use equations to describe a given situation.
This course is not approved for NCAA credit.
PREREQUISITE: Student must have the following:
● Afinalgradeofa D orbetterinMath2orMath3atO’Block.
● Composite score of Basic or Below Basic on the Math PSSA (8th grade).
Or
● Teacher recommendation.
Exceptionally Prepared for Success 30
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