# Generalizing Patterns - Pre Algebra Review

·What information do numbers give us?

·How can you manipulate numbers?

·What types of generalizations can be made given different patterns?

*Pre-algebra review

*Variables

*Exponents

*Basic operations

*Radicals

*Prime factorization

*Order on a number line

*Terminology: integers, rationals, even, odd, prime, squares, cubes, powers, etc.

*Very large and very small numbers

*Rounding

*Exact vs. approximate

*Order of operations

*Equations and inequalities

*Translating verbal phrases

*Problem solving

*Real number operations (fractions etc)

*Graphs of patterns

*Tables of patterns

*Equations of patterns

*Function Notation

*Evaluate expressions using grouping symbols

*Evaluate algebraic expressions with variables

*Evaluate algebraic expressions with exponents

*Realize importance of priority of operations

*Combine like terms

*Solve equations with inequalities

*Translate verbal phrases into algebraic expressions

*Create a problem solving plan

*Solve problems with all operations with integers

*Given a pattern, represent it through tables, graphs or equations

*Use and understand function notation

*Participation

*Homework

*Activities

*Quizzes

*Tests

Textbook: Algebra I, Holt

Calculator: TI-84 Plus