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Elements of Algebra Functionality of Graphing Calculator Graphing and Writing Linear Equations Inequalities, Absolute Value, Piecewise and Step Functions Operations with Polynomials Factoring

Expressions and Equations Order of operations Writing and Translating Algebraic Expressions Translating and Writing Formulas Evaluating Algebraic Expressions Algebraic properties Exponents Roots Scientific Notation, Significant Digits, Precision and Accuracy
Solving Equations Solving Equations MultiStep Equations Variables on Both Sides Absolute Value Equations All (infinite) and No Solution Equations Consecutive Integer Coin/Age/Motion/Work Geometric Applications Solving Using LCM Literal Equations Modeling with Linear Equations Rates, Ratios and Proportions Proportional and non Proportional lines Direct Variation 
Linear Equations Graphing Line Parallel to an Axis Slope of a line Slopes of Parallel and Perpendicular lines
Writing Equations of Lines Graphing and Writing Linear Equations using SlopeIntercept form and point slope form Writing lines in Standard form Converting Standard form to Slopeintercept form and point slope form (visa versa) Real life problems Involving Linear Equations

Solving Systems of Linear Equations Graphing Elimination Substitution
Linear Inequalities Solving Simple Algebraic Inequalities and graph on number line Modeling with inequalities Writing linear inequalities from verbal description Solving Inequalities using addition and subtraction Solving Inequalities using multiplication and division Solving Multistep inequalities Graphing Linear inequalities with two variables Solving Geometric problems using inequalities Solving Systems of Inequalities

Algebra of Functions Define functions Function tables and notation Domain and Range of Function Discrete and Continuous Domain Linear Patterns Special Functions Comparing linear and nonlinear functions Absolute Value Inequalities and graphing on Number Line Graphing Absolute Value Functions Key Features Transformations of graph Graph Step Function Key Features Transformations of Step Function Greatest Integer Functions Piecewise Functions Write the domain and range of piecewise functions Use piecewise graphs to determine domain and range of piecewise functions
Polynomials Operations with Polynomials Adding and subtracting polynomials Multiplying a monomial by a monomial Multiplying a polynomial by a monomial Multiplying a polynomial by a polynomial Special products of binomials Dividing polynomials (mono by mono, poly by mono) Applications of polynomials

Factoring Polynomials Factoring Greatest Common Factor Factoring the difference of two perfect squares Factoring trinomials With lead coefficent of one With lead coefficients other than one Factoring Special Products Perfect Square Trinomials Product of the sum and differene Factoring Completely Factoring by grouping
