Pre-Algebra (2nd edition) eases the transition from arithmetic to algebra. Algebraic expressions and linear equations are applied throughout a thorough review of operations on integers, fractions, decimals, percentages, and radicals. Students explore relations and functions using equations, tables, and graphs. Chapters on statistics and geometry extend foundational concepts in preparation for high school courses. Problem solving and real-life uses of math are featured in each chapter. Dominion through Math exercises regularly illustrate how mathematics can be used to manage God’s creation to His glory.
For Distance Learning students, Mr. Harmon teaches this course.
Each subject includes a printed Student Worksheets/Handouts packet. An abridged Teacher’s Edition, an eTextbook copy of the Student text (where available), and other resources are available when you log in to bjupressonline.com. Grades 5-12 take tests and quizzes online.
Recommended Viewing Schedule: Includes 180 lessons total. Includes 166 video lessons and 14 non-video lessons. Video lessons are 30 minutes in length.
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Bill Harmon has loved science for as long as he can remember. After completing his B.S. in Chemistry, he returned to Florida where he gained experience teaching a variety of subjects: science, math, Latin, and computer courses. Now he works as a chemist in the Safety Services Office at BJU, teaches Distance Learning Physics and Algebra, and teaches Chemistry at Bob Jones Academy. He is currently pursuing an M.Ed. in Secondary Education. He and his wife Mary Ann have two children, Brian and Janette. His favorite Bible verse is II Timothy 3:14.