Unit 1 takes us through operations with integers and rational numbers. We will be adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing with negative numbers (Do you know the rules?). Once we get the rules down using integers, we will then add rational numbers to the mix. This means we will be operating with FRACTIONS and DECIMALS! Yes, I said the dreaded fraction word. Follow the rules and you will come out on top!
Please take some time to view the links to the right. These are excellent resources to help you throughout the year. Let me know if you find any sites that you would like me to add. Also, check out the downloads. They will show you what you are expected to know by the end of seventh grade and introduce you to the standards for mathematical practices.