The Sunshine Elite fundamental math program is designed to enhance the school-learned curriculum by building up critical thinking in regard to algebra and related concepts.

The goal of this course is to solidify students' math knowledge before taking the Algebra 1 class. **The class aligns ****with Middle School 7/8 Math**. The full course takes 2 semesters, or one school year, from Sept-Jun to complete.

PreAlgebra A takes 14 weeks (usually Fall term) to complete. After this course, students can register for PreAlgebra B, which takes about 20 weeks to finish (usually Winter/Spring term).

**Text Book (free rental for the duration of the class)**

**Holt Mathematics California: Student Edition Course 2: Pre-Algebra**

**PreAlgebra A starts from Chapter 1 and covers Chapters 1 to 5 from Sep to Dec. **

Chapter 1 - Principles of Algebra

Chapter 2 - Rational Numbers

Chapter 3 - Multi-Step Equations and Inequalities

Chapter 4 - Exponents and Roots

Chapter 5 - Ratios, Proportions, and Similarity

**PreAlgebra B starts from Chapter 5 and covers Chapters 6 to 12 from Jan. to June.**

Chapter 6 - Percents

Chapter 7 - Graphs and Functions

Chapter 8 - Foundations of Geometry

Chapter 9 - Two-Dimensional Geometry

Chapter 10 - Three-Dimensional Geometry

Chapter 11 - Data, Statistics, and Probability

Chapter 12 - Polynomials

**To ensure your child is a good fit for this class, you may have him or her take the online math assessment test at http://www.sunshineeliteeducation.com/assessment_test_list.php**