This course is a study of the properties of sets of real numbers, linear equations, linear functions, and inequalities. Its lessons teach students how to solve problems using algebra, geometry, radical expressions, and equations, as well as graphing, algebraic equations, and systems of equations and inequalities. This is the first course in a two-part Algebra 1 series (ALG-051 and ALG-053). This course also encompasses Common Core State Standards.

This course is designed to challenge students by having them apply concepts in a way they may need in the real world. As such, it has a built-in KSA model that develops college and career readinessKnowledge: Algebra, Skill: Critical ThinkingReasoning, and Attribute: Responsibility.