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### Objectives

• Understand the concept of negative numbers and absolute values
• Arithmetic operations with rational numbers
• Evaluate expressions with mixed types of numbers
• Operations with exponents
##### Unit 1: Introduction to exponents

Students learn to understand the meaning of the exponents in representation of expressions.. Also learn to evaluate exponent expressions using repetitive multiplication.

##### Unit 2: Negative exponents

Students understand the meaning of negative exponents. They also learn to evaluate expressions with positive and negative exponents.

##### Unit 3: Fraction exponents - square root

Understand the concept of fraction exponent using square root as an example.

##### Unit 4: Negative numbers and absolute values

Students learn to understand and compute absolute value of numbers - positive and negative.

##### Unit 5: Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of positive and negative numbers

Students practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of positive and negative numbers.

##### Unit 6: Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of various positive and negative number types

Students practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of various positive and negative number types.

##### Unit 7: Rational numbers

Rational numbers.

##### Unit 8: Problem solving involving information processing

Students learn to comprehend the given word problem, process the information and solve the problem.