TOPIC 
BLITZER 
TUSSY 
Pre algebra (review topics) 
1.11.2 
1.11.2 
Real Numbers 
1.3 
1.3 
Intro to Algebra 
1.4 
1.8 + 2.3 
Prealgebra (review topics) 
1.51.7 
1.41.6 
Exponents; Order of Ops 
1.8 
1.7 



Solving Linear Equations 
2.12.2 
2.1 
Multi Step Problems 
2.3 
2.4 
Formulas and Percents 
2.4 
2.5 
Word Problems 
2.52.6 
2.2 + 2.6 
Interval Notation 
2.7 
2.7 
Solving Linear Inequalities 
2.7 (+9.1 optional) 
2.7 
Solving Compound Inequalities 
9.2 
2.7 (+8.1 recommended) 
Absolute Value Inequalities 
SKIP 9.3 
SKIP 8.2 



Intro to Graphing Equations 
3.1 
3.13.2 
Intro to Functions 
8.1 
8.7 
Graphs of Functions 
8.2 
8.8 
Algebra of Functions 
8.3 
11.1 (SKIP “composition”) 
Lines  Intercepts 
3.2 
3.3 
Lines  Slope 
3.3 
3.4 
Lines  Equations 
3.43.5 
3.53.6 
Graphing Linear Ineqs & Systems 
SKIP 9.4 
SKIP 3.7 



Systems – Graphing 
4.1 
7.1 
Systems – Substitution & Elim. 
4.24.3 
7.27.3 (+12.1 optional) 
Systems – Applications 
4.4 
7.4 
Systems – 3x3 
4.5 
12.2 



Polys – Adding & Subtracting 
5.1 
4.1 + 4.44.5 
Polys – Multiplying 
5.2 
4.6 
Polys – Special Products 
5.3 
4.7 
Polys – Several Vars 
5.4 
throughout chapter 4 
Polys – Dividing & Long Division 
5.55.6 
4.8 
Neg Exponents & Sci Notation 
5.7 
4.24.3 



Factor – GCF , Grouping 
6.1 
5.1 
Factor – Trinomials 
6.26.3 
5.25.3 
Factor – Special Forms 
6.4 
5.45.5 
Factor – General Strategy 
6.5 
5.6 
Solving Quad Eqs by Factoring 
6.6 
5.7 



Rat  Simplify 
7.1 
6.1 
Rat – Multiplying & Dividing 
7.2 
6.2 
Rat – Adding & Subtracting 
7.37.4 
6.36.4 
Compound Rational Expressions 
7.5 
6.5 
Solving Rational Equations 
7.6 
6.6 
Word Problems (DRT and work) 
7.7 
6.7 
Word Probs (variation, etc.) 
SKIP 7.8 
SKIP 6.8; 8.9 optional 



Roots & Radical Fns 
10.1 
9.1 
Fractional Exponents 
10.2 
9.2 
Rad – Multiplying & Dividing 
10.3 
9.39.4 
Rad – Add, Subt, Divide 
10.4 
9.39.4 
Rad – Operations & Rationalizing 
10.5 
9.4 
Solving Radical Equations 
10.6 
9.5 
Complex Numbers 
10.7 
9.7 



Quad – Root Method , CTS, PT 
11.1 
9.6 + 10.1 
Quad – QF & Discriminant 
11.2 
10.210.3 
Parabolas 
11.3 
10.4 
Nonlinear Inequalities 
SKIP 11.411.5 
SKIP 10.5 



Functions – Composite & Inverse 
8.4 
11.1 (“composition”) + 11.2 
Exponential Functions 
12.1 
11.311.4 
Logarithmic Functions 
12.2 
11.511.6 
Properties of Logs 
12.3 
11.7 
Solving Exp/Log Equations 
12.4 
11.8 
Applications of Exp/Log 
12.5 
11.8 (apps) 



SKIP matrices, conics, seqs, etc 
ch 13, ch 14 
12.312.4, ch 13, ch 14 