# Benchmarks

What we will cover in Pre-Algebra:

Solve equations and inequalities by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing

Word problems involving writing and solving one step equations

Graphing ordered pairs and lines on a coordinate plane using a table of solutions

Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing positive and negative numbers

Exponents – their properties, solving equations with exponents and scientific notation

Classify numbers as natural, whole, integers, rational or irrational

Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions and decimals

Solving equations with fractions and decimals

Square roots – finding and simplifying square roots

Collecting, describing, analyzing and displaying data

Plane geometry: points, lines, planes, parallel & perpendicular lines, triangles, polygons, congruence, transformations

Perimeter and area of rectangles, parallelograms, triangles, and circles

Triangles and the Pythagorean Theorem

Percents: Finding and estimating percents, percent increase and decrease, applications of percents

Solving multistep equations and inequalities with variables on both sides