## Course Introduction

Welcome to

**Math 9**! The aim of this course is to strengthen your numeracy skills, discover new Math concepts and use Math to better understand the world around us.## Course Overview (*The order of completion may differ from the list.*)

**Squares & Square Roots****Volume & Surface Area****Powers & Exponent Laws****Rational Numbers****Linear Relations****Polynomials****Linear Equations & Inequalities****Similarity & Congruency**

Strategies for Success

- Attend classes regularly and arrive ready to learn.
- In case of
, you are responsible for all notes, assignments and tests that you missed.*absence* - Ask questions right away if something needs clarification. Extra help is available by appointment.
phone.*Turn off your cell*in class; drinks in spill-proof containers are welcome.*NO food*, support and work together with your classmates.**Respect**- Leave the class as you found it. Follow the
!*GOLDEN RULES*

Required Materials *(Please bring to every class.)*

- Textbook
- Lined Loose-Leaf Paper
- Three-ring Binder
- Ruler
- Pen, Pencils & Eraser
- Scientific Calculator

Assessment

Assignments and Homework will be checked regularly for completion.

This course is based on a continuous progress model.

Your class mark will be calculated as follows:

This course is based on a continuous progress model.

Your class mark will be calculated as follows:

**In-class Assignments & Quizzes 50%****Tests & Projects 40%****Final Exam 10%**