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TabletClass Math makes homeschooling Algebra 1 easy. We include everything your child needs to excel in math.
Our complete and indepth Algebra 1 Homeschool Curriculum provides a strong foundation for learning new and complex concepts that lead to college level math.
Our teacher, John Zimmerman, cares about your child’s success. He guides students every step of the curriculum with clear and understandable instruction that will help build their confidence in math.
We provide example videos below and FREE PREVIEWS within the course…see if your child can learn with John.
TabletClass Math Algebra 1 Homeschool Curriculum Includes:
Amazing Full Lesson Videos Taught by Our Expert Math Teacher
Extensive Practice Problems With Video Solutions
Detailed Study Notes
Comprehensive Chapter Quizzes
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A Complete & Comprehensive Algebra 1 Homeschool Curriculum
15
Chapters
89
sections
375+
Videos
1000+
Practice Problems
Sarah, Homeschooler
“Thank you TabletClass for all your help. My son has always struggled in math. Beginning in second grade, numbers are just another foreign language to him. Unlike so many parents out there who struggle teaching high levels of math due to difficulty, I am the opposite. Math is like an extension to my arm, yet teaching it to a student who is struggling immensely is often nerve wracking to say the least. With the help of TabletClass we finally have that “Ahh ha” clicking moment when it all makes sense. My son is currently in TabletClass’ PreAlgebra class after already taking PreAlgebra before. It is such a great moment when a parent can see a light turn on and it all makes sense again. I am grateful for the gifts this program has given us.”
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With our Algebra 1 homeschool curriculum, your child will receive an amazing math education and experience that will help prepare them for their future educational goals!
TabletClass Math Algebra 1 Homeschool Curriculum
This course is designed for those students entering a high school level/college prep math track. Before starting this course students should have finished a PreAlgebra or equivalent course (8th grade math as an example). Upon completion of the Algebra 1 homeschool curriculum students can continue on to Geometry or Algebra 2 homeschool curriculum.
The first part of the Algebra 1 homeschool curriculum is focused on real numbers, absolute value, equations/formulas, graphing and writing linear equations to including graphing absolute value functions. The next part of the algebra 1 curriculum deals with functions and relations and solving quadratic equations. Linear systems are studied indepth to include linear programming.
Lastly, the curriculum focuses on polynomial operations and factoring techniques. Powers and exponents are also covered, along with methods to simplify various radical and rational expressions and equations.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Algebra Terms and Concepts
This chapter introduces students to basic terms and concepts used in algebra. Time is taken to ensure the student understands basic number operations, variables and their applications. Additionally, the student gains a fundamental sense of equations, inequalities and their solutions.
Sections:

Number Operations

Variables

Order of Operations

Translating Verbal and Algebraic Phrases

Equations/Inequalities/Solutions
Sample Lesson Video – Order of Operations
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Chapter 2: Real Numbers and Simplifying Variable Expressions
This chapter focuses on getting the student to master working with the Real Numbers. Students learn the rules of integers and practice through many examples. Also, students will learn to apply the Distributive Property and simplify variable expressions by combining like terms.
Sections:

Real Number System

Adding Real Numbers

Subtracting Real Numbers

Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers

Distributive Property

Simplifying by Combining Like Terms
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“I started homeschooling my son in 5th grade at the age of 11 for several reasons, one being lack of being challenged in math in the public school system. We used a different math program the first year and I found he still needed to be further ahead and needed an instructor to walk him through it instead of reading the directions in a book and me trying to interpret them. Then we found TabletClass! He is enrolled in PreAlgebra this year at the age of 12 and really loves it. TabletClass gives clear and precise instruction that makes it easy to understand. Practice for the concepts are practical and not excessive “busy work.” Their support is wonderful as well with any questions I’ve sent being quickly responded to. I would highly recommend this program to any homeschool family looking for a great Algebra course!”
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Chapter 3: Solving Equations
Solving Equations chapter breaks down the steps to solve multistep linear equations. Students will build up their skills as they progress from one and twostep equations to more advance equations. Core concepts involved will be reviewed to include the Distributive Property and combining like terms.
Sections:

One Step Equations

Solving Two Step Equations

Solving MultiStep Equations

Formulas and Literal Equations
Sample Example Set Video – Solving MultiStep Equations
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Chapter 4: Graphing Linear Equations
This very important chapter on Graphing Linear Equations walks the student stepbystep to mastering how to graph linear equations. Concepts involving the coordinate plane, slope and methods to graph lines are thoroughly reviewed and introduced. Upon completion of the chapter students will gain the necessary knowledge and skills needed to learn more advance topics involving linear equations.
Sections:

Graphing Lines with One Variable

Graphing Lines with Two Variables

The Slope of a Line

Slope Intercept Method

XY Intercept Method
Chapter 5: Writing the Equations of Lines
Writing the Equations of Lines chapter builds on the student’s prior knowledge and skill of linear equations. Various methods to find and write the equation of a line are introduced and practiced. The chapter focuses on the proper way to setup and use formulas to write linear equations. Additional related topics are explored to include linear models, linear regression and word problems.
Sections:

Using SlopeIntercept Form

Using PointSlope intercept

Given the Slope and a Point

Given Two Points

Standard Form of Linear Equations

Best Fitting Lines and Scatter Plots

Linear Models/Word Problems
Chapter 6: Inequalities
In this chapter students will apply their equation solving skills to solve linear inequalities. Basic concepts and terms are introduced first, along with how to graph inequalities.
Sections:

Linear Inequalities

Compound Inequalities
 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
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Chapter 7: Systems
Understanding systems and the methods to solve them are vital in algebra. This chapter introduces/reviews techniques to solve linear systems. Students will also explore special systems, word problems and systems of linear inequalities. Lastly, the topic of Linear Programming will be introduced. This powerful way to use systems in business and industry will connect the chapter’s concepts to “real world” applications.
Sections:

Solving Systems by Graphing

Solving Systems Substitution Method

Solving Systems by Elimination/Linear Combination

Solving Linear Systems Word Problems

Special Linear Systems

Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities

Linear Programming
Sample Example Set Video – Solving Linear Systems Word Problems
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Chapter 8: Absolute Value
Absolute value problems can be challenging for some students to grasp. Time is taken to teach students core concepts and build understanding. Students will learn how to graph absolute value functions and apply the steps to solve absolute value equations/inequalities.
Sections:

Introduction to Absolute Value

Graphing Absolute Value Equations

Solving Absolute Value Equations

Absolute Value Inequalities
Chapter 9: Powers and Exponents
This chapter covers the rules of powers and exponents a student needs to learn in algebra. Also, important applications of these rules are covered to include scientific notation, compound interest and exponential growth and decay.
Sections:

Product and Power Rules of Exponents

Negative and Zero Exponents Rules

Division Rules of Exponents

Scientific Notation

Compound Interest

Exponential Growth and Decay
Chapter 10: Polynomials and Factoring
The first part of the chapter covers the parts of a polynomial, related terminology and how to perform polynomial operations. A special focus is placed on avoiding common mistakes. The second part of the chapter focuses on the extremely important skill of factoring polynomials. Students will first understand how to factor out a polynomial GCF and build on this to learn many techniques to factor polynomials.
Sections:

Introduction to Polynomials

Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

Multiplying Polynomials

Multiplying Polynomials Special Cases

Sum and Difference of Two Cubes

Factoring Greatest Common Factor

Factoring Quadratic Trinomials

Special Factoring Rules
Chapter 11: Introduction to Quadratic Equations
Understanding the properties and methods to solve quadratic equations is essential for the student to advance in algebra. This chapter explains each concept in a very specific and focused manner. After students have been introduced to quadratic equations they build up their knowledge by learning various techniques to solve them. Additionally, they will learn the connection between solutions and graphs of quadratic functions. The chapter ends by covering quadratic inequalities and word problems.
Sections:

Introduction to Quadratic Equations

Solving Quadratic Equations by Square Roots

Graphing Quadratic Equations

The Quadratic Formula

Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring

The Discriminant – Types of Roots

Completing the Square

Quadratic Equation Word Problems

Graphing Quadratic Inequalities
Sample Example Set Video – Quadratic Formula
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Chapter 12: Functions and Relations
Functions and relations transcend all through mathematics. This chapter explains core concepts at the algebra level and prepares the student for more advance study of the topic. Time is taken to explain the difference between a function and relation; and introduce the student to the language of functions to include the domain, range and linear/nonlinear functions. Students will also learn function operations, composite functions and graphing
Sections:

Introduction to Functions and Relations

Function Operations

Inverse Functions

Graphing Functions

Linear and Nonlinear Functions

Special Functions

Composite Functions
Chapter 13: Rational Expressions
This chapter takes the student through fundamental rational expressions to include ratios, proportions, percent and variation. Students will learn different methods to solve rational expression problems. The section on simplifying rational algebraic expressions starts by reviewing basic examples using numbers before introducing variable examples.
Sections:

Ratios and Proportions

Percent

Direct and Inverse Variation

Simplifying Rational Expressions

Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions

Finding the LCD of Rational Expressions

Solving Rational Equations

Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
Chapter 14: Radical Expressions/Equations
This chapter introduces the concept of radical expressions/equations at the Algebra 1 level. Students will first learn the properties of square roots and associated operations to include solving basic radical equations. Next the chapter looks at the application of radicals and how they help solve many problems in algebra. Specifically, the chapter will focus on the Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance and MidPoint formula.
Sections:

Simplifying Radicals

Operations with Radicals

Solving Radical Equations

The Distance and MidPoint Formula

The Pythagorean Theorem
Sample Lesson Video – Simplifying Radicals
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Chapter 15: Data, Measurement and Probability
This chapter is a fundamental overview of how to work with data. Sections in the chapter introduce units of measures, conversion, mean, median, mode and range. Also, included is a section on graphs and plots such as boxandwhisker plots and frequency tables. The chapter also provides a section on the basic concepts of probability to include a discussion into the Law of Large Numbers. Lastly, there is a section on counting theory which will take a look at how to count using trees and the Fundamental Principle of Counting.
Sections:

Units of Measure and Conversion

Measures of Central Tendency Mean, Median and Mode

Exploring Data Charts, Tables, Graphs and Plots

Introduction To Probability
 Counting Theory
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The PreAlgebra course is designed for the middle school student preparing to enter a high school level algebra course. Students taking this course should have strong skills in arithmetic to include fraction operations.
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The Algebra 1 course is designed for those students entering a high school level/college prep math track. Before starting this course students should have finished a PreAlgebra or equivalent course (8th grade math as an example). Upon completion of TabletClass Algebra 1 students can take Geometry or Algebra 2 courses.
The Geometry course is designed for high school students after the completion of Algebra 1. Because a good foundation and understanding of algebra is required for geometry, the course does provide algebra reviews at the end of each chapter. Students can expect to study a wide range of topics in geometry essential for more advance study in mathematics.
Note: the course does teach and challenge students to write geometric proofs as it is a key skill in understanding the importance of logic in mathematics.
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The Algebra 2 course is designed as a high school second or third year college prep math course. A strong foundation in concepts and skills of Algebra 1 is required. This course begins with a review of algebra topics students will have mastered in Algebra 1. Then introduces quadratic equations, complex numbers, linear systems, matrices/determinants, and covers more advanced level topics.
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