Foundations for Algebra
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# Foundations for Algebra

Learn the basics needed to be successful for Algebra One and beyond
4.0 (3 ratings)
124 students enrolled
Created by Brian McLogan
Published 1/2013
English
Price: Free
Includes:
• Access on mobile and TV
What Will I Learn?
• Understand the basic Properties of Real Numbers
• Understand how to Classify and Order Real Numbers
• Understand how to apply Distributive Property
• Understand how to translate Algebraic Expressions
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Requirements
• Understanding of real numbers
Description

In this math course I will set up everything you will need to know to be prepared for algebra one. We will not only work through what you need to know but I will also show you how to solve certain problems so that you can have confidence when solving the problems on your own. This course should be taken before taking Algebra One to ensure that you have the correct and solid background needed to thrive in Algebra One.

Who is the target audience?
• Pre-Algebra Students
• Algebra Students
• Remedial Students
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Curriculum For This Course
96 Lectures
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Properties of Real Numbers
8 Lectures 00:00
What are equivalent expressions?
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What is the associative property of addition and multiplication
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What is the Commutative Property of Multiplication
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What is the Commutative Property of Addition
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What is the zero property of multiplication

What is the multiplication property of -1
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What is the Identity Property of Addition
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What is the Identity Property of Multiplication
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Why do we need to know this?
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Why are the associative and communative properties useful

How do the rules for finding the sign of a product compare to the rules of the quotient
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Classifying Real Numbers
17 Lectures 00:00
What is the definition of a square root?
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What is a perfect Square?
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Simplify perfect square roots
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Approximating square roots
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Evaluating square roots of rational numbers
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Is every number under a radical sign an irrational number?

What is the difference between finding the square root of a perfect square and the square root of a non perfect square

What is the difference between a perfect square and a number that is not one?

What are Whole Numbers
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What are Irrational Numbers
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What are Rational Numbers
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What are Integers
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What are Natural Numbers
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Classifying mulitple real numbers
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What is an inequality

Graph and order from least to greatest ex1
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Graph and order from least to greatest ex2
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Graph and order from least to greatest ex3
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Operations With Real Numbers
16 Lectures 00:00
What are multiplicative inverses?
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What is the reciprocal
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Subtracting real numbers ex 1
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Subtracting real numbers ex 2
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Subtracting real numbers ex 3
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Subtracting real numbers ex 4
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Subtracting real numbers ex 5

Subtracting real numbers ex 6

Multiplying real numbers ex 1
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Multiplying real numbers ex 2
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Multiplying real numbers ex 3
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Dividing real numbers ex 1
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Dividing real numbers ex 2
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Dividing real numbers ex 3

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Distributive Property
21 Lectures 00:00
What is the distributive property?
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Simplifying expressions using distributive property ex 1
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Simplifying expressions using distributive property ex 2
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Simplifying expressions using distributive property ex 3
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Simplifying expressions using distributive property ex 4
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Simplifying expressions using distributive property ex 5
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Simplifying expressions using distributive property ex 6
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Rewriting fraction expressions using distributive property ex 1
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Rewriting fraction expressions using distributive property ex 2
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Distributive property with a negative one ex 1
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Distributive property with a negative one ex 2
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Distributive property with a negative one ex 3
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Distributive property with a negative one ex 4
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Combining like terms with distributive property ex 1
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Combining like terms with distributive property ex 2
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Combining like terms with distributive property ex 3
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Combining like terms with distributive property ex 4
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Combining like terms with distributive property ex 5
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Combining like terms with distributive property ex 6
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Combining like terms with distributive property ex 7
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Combining like terms with distributive property ex 8
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Translating Expressions
17 Lectures 00:00
What is an algebraic expression?
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What is a term?
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What is a variable?
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Translating expressions with addition ex 1
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Translating expressions with addition ex 2
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Translating expressions with addition ex 3
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Translating expressions with addition ex 4
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Translating expressions with addition ex 5
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Translating expressions with division ex 1
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Translating expressions with division ex 2
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Translating expressions with subtraction ex 1
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Translating expressions with subtraction ex 2
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Translating expressions with subtraction ex 3
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Translating with expressions with multiplication ex 1
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Translating with expressions with multiplication ex 2
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Translating with expressions with multiplication ex 3
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Translating aLgebraic expressions to sentences
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