St. Joseph High School

ALGEBRA & GEOMETRY CHALLENGE TESTS - SAT., MAY 13, AT 9:00 A.M. IN THE SJHS LIBRARY

ALGEBRA 1 CHALLENGE TEST

SATURDAY, MAY 13

9:00 a.m.

SJHS LIBRARY

Students taking the Algebra test should have completed one year of Algebra.  Students who pass the Algebra Challenge test will be scheduled to take Geometry Honors in the fall.  Notification about the test results will be mailed in June.

Students should bring a couple of sharpened pencils and a good eraser.  No calculators are allowed on this test.

The following concepts will be covered on this exam:

Order of Operations

Simplifying Expressions

Solving Equations

Solving Literal Equations

Solving Absolute Value Equations

Simplifying Square Roots

Simplifying Exponents

Multiplying and Factoring Polynomials

Solving Quadratic Equations by factoring, taking the square root, and using the Quadratic Formula

Simplifying and Solving Rational Expressions

Solving a System of Equations in Two Variables

Writing the Equation of a line

Calculating Slope

Solving and Graphing Inequalities

Graphing the following in a coordinate system:  Line, Inequality, and Quadratic Equation

*Any questions please contact Jennifer Perez at 937-2038, ext.112, or email at jperez@sjhsknights.com

                                                                                           

 

GEOMETRY CHALLENGE TEST

SATURDAY, MAY 13

9:00 a.m.

SJHS LIBRARY

Students taking the Geometry test should have completed one year of Geometry.  Students who pass the Geometry Challenge test will be scheduled to take Algebra II/Trigonometry in the fall.  Notification about the test results will be mailed in June.

Students should bring a couple of sharpened pencils and a good eraser.  No calculators are allowed on this test.

The following concepts will be covered on this exam:

Math notations of lines, segments, rays, and angles

Know how to identify and use the properties of the following:  midpoint, bisectors, complementary and supplementary angles, vertical angles, linear pairs, right angles, medians, altitudes, and perpendicular bisectors

Segment Addition Postulate

Algebraic and Geometric Two-column Proofs

Properties of equality and congruence

Angles formed by parallel lines and transversals and their properties

Triangles:  Classification by sides and angles, properties, and proving congruent

Mid-segment Theorem

Transformations:  Rotation, Reflection, and Translation

Parallelograms:  identification and properties

Proportions and similar Polygons

Identifying Polygons by characteristics

Area of Parallelograms, Sectors, Regular Polygons, and Circles

Volume of Pyramids and Prisms

Pythagorean Theorem

Circles:  Arcs, Chords, Tangents, Segment and Angle Relationships

*Any questions please contact Jennifer Perez at 937-2038, ext.112 or email at jperez@sjhsknights.com