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Algebra 1 - Basic Algebra Part I 110

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About this Lesson

  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 56:07
  • Media: Flash video file
  • Use: Watch Online
  • Access Period: 90 Days
  • Posted: 08/05/2009

This lesson is part of the following series:

College Prep Math for Mature Students (21 Lessons) (21 lessons, $51.48)
Algebra 1 (13 Lessons) (13 lessons, $33.66)
Algebra 1: Learn Algebra Basics (5 Lessons) (5 lessons, $19.80)
The Fundamentals of Algebra (3 Lessons) (3 lessons, $12.87)

This 56 minute basic algebra lesson is for the beginning algebra student or for anyone who has not recently studied algebra. It includes the language and symbols of algebra, (plus or minus ±, equal to =, not equal to ≠, approximately equal to, less than <, less than or equal to ≤, greater than >, greater than or equal to ≥) and introduces the polynomial. In this lesson you will be introduced to the variable “x”, learn what a term, factor, exponent and degree of a term mean and be able to:
- understand what a polynomial, binomial, trinomial, are
- evaluate a polynomial with integers (numbers)
- simplify polynomials by collecting like terms
- simplify polynomials with brackets
- simplify polynomials using the distributive property
- do application problems such as by how much does 2x^2 -3x + 5 exceed 3 x^2 - 5x + 6

This lesson contains explanations of the concepts and 27 example questions with step by step solutions plus 5 review questions with solutions.

The following lesson will help you with the fundamentals of this lesson:
- 105 Rules for Integers & Absolute Value (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5073)

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Recent Reviews

Nopic_orng
WHY WERE THE LESSONS NOT PUT IN ORDER, LIKE 1,2...
04/13/2014
~ bpurcell

THE LESSONS WERE WELL DONE, BUT I DID NOT LIKE THE FACT THAT THE LESSONS SKIPPED ALL OVER THE PLACE.SIDNEY WAS EXCELLENT IN HER
TEACHING. THE SERIES WAS VERY WELL DONE. EXCEPT FOR THE LESSONS NOT BEING IN ORDER. BERNARD

Jfilip_homepage
Straight forward review
09/23/2009
~ jfilip

All the terms and concepts of Algebra are here. Was an excellent refresher for me and would probably have made my earlier math classes go by much smoother. No frills and no fluff but it gets the job done.

Nopic_orng
WHY WERE THE LESSONS NOT PUT IN ORDER, LIKE 1,2...
04/13/2014
~ bpurcell

THE LESSONS WERE WELL DONE, BUT I DID NOT LIKE THE FACT THAT THE LESSONS SKIPPED ALL OVER THE PLACE.SIDNEY WAS EXCELLENT IN HER
TEACHING. THE SERIES WAS VERY WELL DONE. EXCEPT FOR THE LESSONS NOT BEING IN ORDER. BERNARD

Jfilip_homepage
Straight forward review
09/23/2009
~ jfilip

All the terms and concepts of Algebra are here. Was an excellent refresher for me and would probably have made my earlier math classes go by much smoother. No frills and no fluff but it gets the job done.

Algebra 1 math help lesson
Algebra terms and symbols
Evaluating a Polynomial
Simplifying polynomials by collecting like terms
simplifying polynomials with brackets
Simplifying polynomials using the distributive property
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