*Math Foundations 4 (Pre-Algebra)*

- A review of critical and core basic math skills

- Teacher: Kyle Kirkwood

This course is designed to provide an opportunity for further study in the area of **Cell Theory, Molecular Biology,** and **Human Biology**.

It is intended as an academic science course.

*Curriculum revision: 2019*

*Math Foundations 5 (Algebra)*

**Basic Arithmetic and Operations**: Review of fundamental
arithmetic operations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and
division. It focuses on developing fluency in these operations, which are
foundational for more advanced mathematical concepts.

**Rational Numbers and Their Properties**: Develop an understanding of rational numbers, which include integers, fractions, and
decimals. It involves studying their properties, operations involving rational
numbers, and their applications in various contexts.

**Exponents and Powers**: Focuses on the concept of
exponents and powers. It includes understanding the laws of exponents,
performing operations with powers, and applying these concepts in different
mathematical scenarios.

**Algebraic Expressions and Polynomials**: Dealing with polynomials, including their formation, classification, and operations. It covers skills such as adding, subtracting, multiplying polynomials, and understanding the structure of algebraic expressions.

**Algebraic Techniques and Factoring**: Centred around the concept of factoring algebraic expressions. It includes various methods of factoring, such as factoring by grouping, using special products, and applying these techniques to solve equations.

**Linear Relationships and Graphing**: The study of linear relations, including understanding linear equations and inequalities, graphing linear relations, and interpreting the meaning of slopes and y-intercepts in various contexts.

- Teacher: Kyle Kirkwood