## MATHEMATICS

Mathematics, like all languages, is cumulative, rigorous, and demanding; it develops logical, accurate, and precise thinking habits. Mathematics is the language of science and the indispensable tool for the study of the natural world. The key to success in all science, especially chemistry and physics, is a solid math education.

Mathematics is an exact language, one that is unrelenting and unforgiving. A failure to master basics is the cause of the glass ceiling that most students experience in their mathematics education. Students must

Our textbooks and teaching strategies at Aberdeen ensure that students learn arithmetic and mathematics in an age-appropriate scope and sequence. Our goal is for all able students to complete Calculus by grade 12.

Mathematics is an exact language, one that is unrelenting and unforgiving. A failure to master basics is the cause of the glass ceiling that most students experience in their mathematics education. Students must

*over learn*basic math skills in K-6 if they are to be successful in upper school math.Our textbooks and teaching strategies at Aberdeen ensure that students learn arithmetic and mathematics in an age-appropriate scope and sequence. Our goal is for all able students to complete Calculus by grade 12.

**Grades 1-6**focus on mastering the basic math facts while building quality habits in independent study.**Grades 7**focuses on preparing for the study of Algebra.**Grades 8-12**focus on careful, incremental study through a complete upper level mathematics program, beginning with Algebra 1 and finishing with Calculus.