A Preview of Pre-Algebra

  • Instructor Allen Gross
  • Code MTH11
  • Student Ages 8–12
  • Term Summer Session 2024
  • Day Wednesday
  • Time 11:00 A.M.

This course teaches students the necessary problem-solving strategies that will enable them to solve algebraic equations. It is designed to provide an introduction to the subject, a chance for students to get a jump on the math expected in the upcoming year. Topics include set, numeration, operations, pre-algebra, pre-geometry, measurement, and probability and statistics. The course will cover a wide variety of concepts: primes and divisors, fractions, equations and inequalities, decimals, ratios and proportions, unit conversions and rates, percentages, square roots, geometric shapes, statistics, and counting and elementary probability.

This course is set for the appropriate level of difficulty for students who are in the fifth or sixth grade.

Class Meetings: Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time
Dates: June 5 – July 24

Student Expectations: Students will be given weekly assignments to reinforce the topics covered in the class meetings.

Student Support: The instructor is available via email.

Feedback/Assessment: The instructor will review all homework at the beginning of each class.

Materials: None

Prerequisites: None


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