This Algebra 1 program has been specifically written for California - it’s everything the teacher needs to deliver successful Math lessons for Grade 8 students. The textbook features a clear layout that will not distract students from the content being taught. It is all written in straightforward, understandable language to aid comprehension and meet the needs of English Language Learners.

Key features:

- California Standards are clearly stated and defined in direct language for every Lesson

- Each Lesson is supported with carefully selected worked examples

- Hints and reminders of key information throughout the Lesson serve as an extension of the classroom

- Each Lesson ends with Independent Practice exercises and Round Ups summarizing the whole Lesson

- Includes Explorations and Investigations for students to experience Math in real life contexts

CONTENTS

Chapter 1 - Working with Real Numbers

Section 1.1 - Sets and Expressions

Section 1.2 - The Real Number System

Section 1.3 - Exponents, Roots, and Fractions

Section 1.4 - Mathematical Logic

Chapter 2 - Single Variable Linear Equations

Section 2.1 - Algebra Basics

Section 2.2 - Manipulating Equations

Section 2.3 - More Equations

Section 2.4 - Using Equations

Section 2.5 - Consecutive Integer Tasks, Time and Rate Tasks

Section 2.6 - Investment and Mixture Tasks

Section 2.7 - Work-Related Tasks

Section 2.8 - Absolute Value Equations

Chapter 3 - Single Variable Linear Inequalities

Section 3.1 - Inequalities

Section 3.2 - Applications of Inequalities

Section 3.4 - Absolute Value Inequalities

Chapter 4 - Linear Equations & Their Graphs

Section 4.1 - The Coordinate Plane

Section 4.2 - Lines

Section 4.3 - Slope

Section 4.4 - More Lines

Section 4.5 - Inequalities

Chapter 5 - Systems of Equations

Section 5.1 - Systems of Equations

Section 5.2 - The Elimination Method

Section 5.3 - Applications of Systems of Equations

Chapter 6 - Manipulating Polynomials

Section 6.1 - Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

Section 6.2 - Multiplying Polynomials

Section 6.3 - Dividing Polynomials

Section 6.4 - Special Products of Binomials

Section 6.5 - Factors

Section 6.6 - Factoring Quadratics

Section 6.7 - More on Factoring Polynomials

Section 6.8 - More on Quadratics

Chapter 7 - Quadratic Equations & Their Applications

Section 7.1 - Solving Quadratic Equations

Section 7.2 - Completing the Square

Section 7.3 - The Quadratic Formula and Applications

Section 7.4 - Quadratic Graphs

Section 7.5 - The Discriminant

Section 7.6 - Motion Tasks and Other Applications

Chapter 8 - Rational Expressions & Functions

Section 8.1 - Rational Expressions

Section 8.2 - Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions

Section 8.3 - Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions

Section 8.4 - Solving Equations with Fractions

Section 8.5 - Relations and Functions

Appendixes

- Glossary

- Formula Sheet

- Index

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**See MIRRORS for the Homework Book.**