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Pre-Algebra

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    The objective of pre-algebra is to prepare students for the study of algebra. Pre-algebra includes several broad subjects:

    • Review of natural number arithmetic
    • New types of numbers such as integers, fractions, decimals and negative numbers
    • Factorization of natural numbers
    • Properties of operations such as associativity and distributivity
    • Simple (integer) roots and powers
    • Rules of evaluation of expressions, such as operator precedence and use of parentheses
    • Basics of equations, including rules for invariant manipulation of equations
    • Understanding of variable manipulation
    • Manipulation and arithmetic with the standard 4-quadrant Cartesian coordinate plane

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