Students will learn how to solve many equations using a variety of techniques and will use them to solve real world problems.Both one variable and two variable methods will be studied. Students will learn the relationship between lines and slope and be able to graph as well as write the equation of a line. The difference between rational and irrational numbers will be discussed. Also covered are the rules of exponents and the operations with polynomials including factoring.Everyday applications of many of the concepts will be discussed.