Mathematics

Middle School GA Course Number Description
6th Grade – Math 27.02100 By the end of grade six, students will understand the four arithmetic operations as they relate to positive rational numbers; compute with different forms of rational numbers; understand ratio and solve problems using proportions; use line and rotational symmetry; determine the surface area and volume of solids; use variables to represent unknowns in formulas, algebraic expressions and equations; use data to make predictions; and determine probabilities.
7th Grade – Math 27.02200 By the end of grade seven, students will understand and use rational numbers, solve linear equations; sketch and construct plane figures; demonstrate understanding of transformations; use properties of similarity; examine properties of geometric shapes; describe and sketch solid figures, including cross-sections; describe relationships between variables in tables, graphs, and formulas; analyze linear relationships; and analyze data using graphical displays, measures of central tendency, and measures of variation.
8th Grade – Math
Pre-Algebra
27.02300 By the end of grade eight, students will understand numerical representations, including square roots, exponents and scientific notation; use geometric properties of plane figures, including congruence and the Pythagorean theorem; use symbolic algebra to represent situations and solve problems involving linear relationships; solve linear equations and inequalities; use equations, tables and graphs to analyze and interpret linear functions; use set theory and simple counting techniques; determine the theoretical probability of simple events; and make inferences from statistical data, particularly data that can be modeled by linear functions.
High School GA Course Number Description
Algebra I 27.06100 Introduces algebraic concepts; emphasizes the theory and application of variables, graphing, linear equations and inequalities, radical expressions, and quadratics; solving problems using quadratic equations, calculators, and computers. Prerequisite: Pre-algebra may be taken in middle grades.
Algebra II 27.06400 Extends Algebra I skills. Uses calculators and computers to assist problem solving. Emphasizes polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions and the extension of number to irrational and complex numbers . Covers in-depth graphing, systems of linear equations and inequalities, and quadratics. Introduces probability, statistics, sequences, and series. Prerequisite: Algebra I.
Algebra III 27.06610 Algebra III is a college-prep course for students who have passed Algebra II and Geometry. Realistic problem solving in concrete situations is emphasized. Algebraic and geometric topics are approached using numerical methods and appropriate technology. Prerequisite: Either Euclidean Geometry and Algebra II.
Euclidean Geometry 27.06300 Provides a visual approach to conceptualizing. Uses informal and formal logical reasoning processes including deductive and inductive reasoning, synthetic, coordinate, and transformational approaches to study congruence, similarity, parallelism, symmetry, and perpendicularity. The integration of algebraic skills and concepts to solve geometric problems is stressed. Prerequisite: Algebra I and Algebra II.
Pre-Calculus/Trig 27.06700 An advanced or honors version of Algebra II and Trigonometry. Includes further study of relations and functions, trigonometry, analytical geometry, and the field of complex numbers. Addresses set theory and logic. Prerequisite: Either Euclidean Geometry or Algebra II.
Calculus 27.07100 Provides a foundation for the study of advanced mathematics. Calculus includes a study of elementary functions, limits and continuity, derivatives, differentiation, applications of derivatives, integration and applications of the integral. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus