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The Number System Expressions and Equations Functions Probability and Statistics Geometry 
Real numbers Order of Operations Examine subsets of real numbers Build tree diagram of real numbers Determine if a number is rational or irrational Classifying real numbers Determine which sets of numbers a given number is an element of Powers and exponents Determine the base of a power Determine if base is negative or positive Use of ( ) with a power Order of operations with powers ( ) Define monomials Finding the product and quotient of monomials Laws of exponents Powers of monomials Area of squares (application of power of monomials) Volume of cubes (application of powers of monomials) Negative exponents Writing powers with negative exponents as powers with positive exponents Scientific Notation Writing values in scientific notation Writing numbers in scientific notation in standard form Writing a number as a sum of scientific notated values for place value Calculations with scientific notationmultiplication, division, addition and subtraction Review of two step equations

Properties of Real Numbers Solving Equations Solving multistep equations Prove solution with formal check Solving equations with variables on both sides Solving equations with rational coefficients Writing equations Determining the null set (no solution set) or the identity (all numbers/solution) set) Equations in two variables Review coordinate plane and coordinates Use substitution property to substitute x or ycoordinates, find missing coordinate and plot line Examining linear relationships and their slopes Similar triangles and their slopes Positive, Negative, Zero, and undefined or (no slope) Constant rate of changeslope Find slope by counting on grid Find slope using formula Notice lines that have the same slopes are parallel Determine when graph of linear equation is continuous or discrete Determine if relationship is linear, by checking slopes

Finding the missing coordinate, given three coordinates and the slope Examine the proportional line, yintercept Writing lines in slope intercept form Writing lines in standard form Finding and interpreting the x and y intercept

Proportional lines Direct Variation Transformations from y=mx and y=mx +b Writing linear equations from two points in point slope form Writing linear equations from two points in y=mx+b form Be able to rewrite linear equation from any given form to another Recognize proportional linear equations and graphs Write proportional linear equations Systems of Linear equations Solving systems of equations graphically Solving systems of equations using elimination Solving systems of equations using substitution Using systems of equations to solve real life problems 
Functions  define functions Mapping, charting and graphing functions Explore the idea of a function as a machine with linear functions Determine if a function is discrete or continuous Determine if a relation is a function Creating inputoutput tables from an equation or given situation Exploring domain and range Comparing properties of functions Constructing functions from situations Linear and Nonlinear functions Types of nonlinear functions  exponential, quadratic square root Determine if a function is linear or nonlinear from a table Compare functionsincreasing or decreasing over each other Qualitative Graphs Graphing a qualitative graph Writing a situation that matches a qualitative graph 