The Algebra 1 course curriculum is based on Arizona's State Standards. Semester 1 focuses on solving equations, learning to write and interpret linear functions, graphing and solving equations and inequalities in one and two variable, and basic operations with expressions (including polynomials). Semester 2 builds on the foundations learned in the first semester. Topics include graphing functions in various forms, solving and graphing quadratic equations, and exploring data using measures of center.