Pre-Algebra A

PAA

Pre-Algebra A

suggested for ages 10-13


Course Details

Pre-Algebra is a middle school level course that prepares students for the study of Algebra 1. This course is suitable for mathematically advanced fifth and sixth graders, in addition to seventh and eighth graders who would like to build a strong foundation in Pre-Algebra concepts.

Pre-Algebra A covers four broad topics: arithmetic expressions; fractions, decimals, percents, and ratios; exponents and radicals; and data and statistics. The practice problems provided in this course range from fundamentals practice to complex word problems from previous AMC8 and MathCounts contests.


Course Curriculum

This course typically takes 4-7 months to complete. This depends on the student's dedication to homework, their previous experience, and the difficulty of course material. Our instructors move at the pace of the student, taking extra time to reinforce concepts as needed.

Arithmetic Expressions

PAA1 Negative Numbers, Order of Operations, & Absolute Value

PAA2 Expressions with Variables

PAA3 Arithmetic Sequences & Sums

PAA4 Grouping Arithmetic Expressions

PAA5 Factoring Arithmetic Expressions

Fractions, Decimals, Percents, and Ratios

PAA6 Fractions & Simplifying

PAA7 Multiplying & Dividing Fractions

PAA8 Adding & Subtracting Fractions

PAA9 Decimals

PAA10 Percents

PAA11 Ratios, Proportions & Conversions

PAA12 Rate-Time-Distance Problems

Exponents and Radicals

PAA13 Introduction to Exponents

PAA14 Nonpositive Exponents

PAA15 Additional Exponent Rules

PAA16 Roots & Fractional Exponents

Data & Statistics

PAA17 Median, Range, & Mode

PAA18 Mean

PAA19 Single Variable Graphs

PAA20 Multivariable Graphs