This course has the following goals and objective adapted from National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards as well as Oregon State Standards for Mathematics

- Compute fluently and make reasonable estimates

- Understand meanings of operations and how they relate to one another

- Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems

- Use ratios, proportions, and percents to solve problems.

- Construct and apply mathematical rules and algorithms to solve problems.

- Demonstrate the relationships among whole number, decimal, fraction, percent, exponent, and integer operations (including relationships involving ratio and proportion).

- Apply the relationships among whole number, decimal, fraction, percent, exponent, and integer operations to solve problems (including relationships involving ratio and proportion).

- Determine and use appropriate standard and nonstandard units and tools of measurement to measure to the degree of precision and accuracy desired in particular situations.

- Describe, estimate, and use measures of length, time, and money.

- Understand measurable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and processes of measurement

- Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements

- Recognize and use mathematical expressions and algebraic operations to solve problems.

- Use a variety of methods and tools to solve equations.

- Represent relationships among variables using words, tables, graphs, patterns, generalizations, and equations.

- Analyze relationships to explain how a change in one quantity results in a change in another.

- Solve problems using geometric relationships and spatial reasoning.

- Use geometric diagrams and models to solve problems.

- Understand and formulate problems, selecting pertinent information to solve them.

- Understand and evaluate multiple approaches to solve problems.

- Use pictures, models, diagrams, and symbols to show main mathematical concepts in the problem.

- Select and use relevant information in the problem to solve it.

- Develop and apply problem-solving strategies accurately to solve problems.

- Select and complete appropriate mathematical strategies. Apply graphic, numeric, an/or abstract models to solve the problem.

- Communicate solutions and reasoning and easily understood manner. Communicate the solution with clear reasoning applicable to the problem.

- Review and verify solutions to prove their accuracy and reasonableness.

- Generalize solutions and strategies to new problem situations.

- Review the work (calculations and strategies) to verify the accuracy and reasonableness of the results.

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