### Honors Algebra

Welcome to 8th Grade Honors Algebra!

This week in math...
8/24/16: Welcome back.

Homework Help
CPM.org >> student support >> homework help >> select chapter from pull down menu under Common Core Algebra Connections

Students should access their Schoology account to see what is going on in class each day.

Formulas to know for PSSA's

-Perimeter and Area of a Rectangle
-Area of a Parallelogram
-Area of a Trapezoid
-Perimeter and Area of a Triangle
-Circumference and Area of a Circle
-Surface Area and Volume of a Cube
-Surface Area and Volume of a Rectangular Prism
-Pythagorean Theorem
-Distance
-Simple Interest
-Sum of Angles Measures
-Temperature Conversions

Also be able to complete conversions regarding:
-Miles, yards, feet and inches
-Tons, pounds and ounces
-Gallons, quarts, pints, cups and ounces
-Days, hours, minutes, seconds
-km, m, cm, mm (could be done with grams as well)

Topics for the Algebra Keystone Exams

-Compare and order any real numbers.
-Simplify square roots.
-Find the GCF or LCM.
-Evaluate expressions using laws of exponents, roots and absolute values.
-Use estimation to solve problems.
-Add, subtract or multiply polynomial expressions.
-Factor algebraic expressions.
-Simplify a rational expression.
-Write, solve, and/or apply a linear equation.
-Use and/or identify algebraic properties to justify solving equations.
-Interpret solutions.
-Write and/or solve systems of linear equations.
-Write and/or solve compound inequalities.
-Write and/or solve systems of linear inequalities using graphs.
-Analyze sets of data looking for patterns.
-Determine whether a relation is a function.
-Identify the domain and range of a function.
-Create, interpret, and/or use an equation, graph or table of a linear function.
-Translate from one representation of functions to another.
-Identify, describe and/or use constant rates of change.
-Apply concept of slope to solve problems.
-Write and/or identify linear equations given: a graph, 2 points or slope and one point.
-Determine the slope and/or y-intercept.
-Draw, identify, find and/or write an equation for the line of best fit on a scatter plot.
-Calculate and/or interpret the range, quartiles and interquartile range of a set of data.
-Estimate and/or calculate to make predictions based on data or graphs.
-Analyze, make predictions and/or answer questions in regards to box and whisker, stem and leaf plots and measures of central tendencies.
-Make predictions.
-Find the probability of compound events and represent them as a fraction, decimal and/or precent.

Email: kbeck@cysd.k12.pa.us