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  • Topics: Intro, Major Algebra Themes, Key Skills
  • You've been working with numbers ever since you learned your 1s, 2s, and 3s. (Hopefully you've got those down by now or the rest of this is going t...
  • Algebra has its own language of symbols. Like any other language, you first must learn the basic vocabulary and the correct ways to structure sente...
  • The word algebra comes from the Arabic phrase al-jebr, meaning "the reunion of broken parts." Like your high school reunion will be if you go...
  • In the last unit, we talked about solving equations and inequalities. Remember? You wrote about it in your diary. Anyway, we will now tackle the ta...
  • Your spacecraft has just touched down in the middle of a bizarre planet overrun by a strange species called "polynomials." They look a little funny...
  • In this unit, we'll tie up loose ends like dividing polynomials. We'll also introduce rational expressions, which are like rational numbers but wit...
  • In this section, we'll cover squares and square roots, also known as radicals. This is not because of their extreme political views, although it m...
  • In this unit, we will be doing two main things: learning what functions are, and learning how to draw graphs. There will be plenty of plot...
  • In this section, we move beyond solving single equations and into the world of solving two equations at once. Don't worry. They may be different wo...
  • This unit is about statistics and probability. Although the two are often confused, they are different areas of mathematics. Covering them both her...