**Pre-Algebra** |
**Description** |

Order of Operations |
To learn some
rules for the order of operations. To evaluate whole-number expressions using
these rules. To translate a word problem into an arithmetic expression, and
then evaluate. |

Order of Operations With Exponents |
To
understand all rules for order of operations.
To evaluate expressions with exponents according to these rules. "PEMDAS" is used
as a mnemonic. |

Order of Operations with Integers |
To evaluate expressions with integers and exponents
according to PEMDAS. To show all work step by step. |

Writing Algebraic Expressions |
To define
variable. To understand the difference between a
numerical and an algebraic expression. To translate verbal phrases into
algebraic expressions. |

Writing Algebraic Equations |
To define an
algebraic equation. To translate open sentences into algebraic equations. |

Practice Exercises |
To complete 10 additional
exercises as practice with pre-algebra. To assess students' understanding of all
pre-algebra concepts in this unit. |

Challenge Exercises |
To solve 10
additional problems that challenge students' understanding of pre-algebra. Problems are drawn from real-life situations. To hone students'
problem-solving skills. |

Solutions |
To review complete
solutions to all exercises presented in this pre-algebra unit. Includes the problem,
step-by-step solutions, final answer and units for each exercise. |