PA.1 Identify SDA Christian principles and values in correlation with mathematics.
|PA.1.1||Recognize God as Creator and Sustainer of an ordered universe.|
|PA.1.2||Value God’s inspired writings and created works as a revelation of His precision, accuracy, and exactness.|
|PA.1.3||Develop accountability as expressed in God’s word and laws.|
|PA.1.4||Employ Christian principles as a basis for learning and growth.|
|PA.1.5||Broaden intellectual abilities through the study of mathematics.|
|PA.1.6||Make biblically-based choices when dealing with mathematical data.|
|PA.1.7||Apply biblical principles of Christian morality, integrity, and ethical behavior to mathematical processes.|
PA.2 Develop abilities in mathematics.
|PA.2.1||Understand mathematical concepts (number sense, algebraic and geometric thinking, measurement, data analysis, and probability).|
|PA.2.2||Utilize the problem-solving process (explore, plan, solve, verify).|
|PA.2.3||Develop higher-order thinking skills (analyze, evaluate, reason, classify, predict, generalize, solve, decide, relate, interpret, simplify, model, synthesize).|
PA.3 Be able to apply mathematical knowledge and skills to a variety of purposes.
|PA.3.1||Use a variety of strategies in the problem-solving process (i.e. patterns, tables, diagrams).|
|PA.3.2||Conduct research (locate, observe/gather, analyze, conclude).|
|PA.3.3||Perform calculations with and without technology in life situations.|
|PA.3.4||Read critically and communicate proficiently with mathematical vocabulary.|
PA.4 Be able to understand concepts involving real numbers.
|PA.4.1||Simplify expressions using the order of operations.|
|PA.4.2||Identify numbers (natural, whole, integers, rational, irrational, real) and operations of numbers (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) including scientific notation.|
|PA.4.3||Identify relationships among numbers (i.e. equations, inequalities, ratios, proportions, conversions).|
PA.5 Be able to represent mathematical situations using algebraic symbols and models.
|PA.5.1||Use and evaluate expressions involving variables.|
|PA.5.2||Write and solve equations and inequalities from written and oral expression.|
|PA.5.3||Identify, graph, and interpret functions.|
|PA.5.4||Apply basic concepts of statistics and probability (mean, median, mode, range, box and whisker).|
PA.6 Be able to apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to interpret and solve problems.
|PA.6.1||Calculate measurable attributes of figures (degrees of angles, lengths, perimeter, area, volume).|
|PA.6.2||Use and manipulate given formulas to solve a variety of problems (i.e. slope, distance, area, volume, perimeter, midpoint).|
|PA.6.3||Solve consumer-related problems (i.e. profit/loss, sales tax, mark-up/discount, interest).|
PA.7 Be able to analyze results and draw appropriate conclusions.
|PA.7.1||Find and interpret information from graphs, charts, and numerical data.|
|PA.7.2||Predict patterns and generalize trends.|
|PA.7.3||Judge meaning, utility, and reasonableness of findings in a variety of situations, including those carried out by technology.|