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# Basic Algebra

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# Basic Algebra RESOURCES

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**Algebra Vocabulary**

Practice your algebraic vocabulary skills.

**Pac Math**

This old-school Pac Man game practices combining like terms, substitution, and the distributive property.

**Writing Algebraic Equations**

Translating algebraic expressions into words can be tricky. Use these for extra practice.

**Dynamic Paper**

Use this dynamic paper to create and print graph paper just right for your algebra needs.

**Billy Bug**

This game is nice for those of you who need a little more practice plotting points.

**Line Gem 1**

Use this simple game to practice graphing lines starting with simple ones and gradually increasing to harder ones.

**Line of Best Fit**

Although this line-of-best-fit application can be used for statistics, it is also a good way to explore graphing lines.

**Karappan Poochi: Algebra vs. The Cockroaches**

Working on graphing lines in slope-intercept form? This fun game will help with that.

**Chairs**

Having trouble with Question #1 on Quiz #1? Try this.

**Spotting Numbers Problems**

Working on patterns? Try this application with three different dot patterns.

**Stop that Creature!**

Find patterns in this function machine to stop the creature. This is a good example of how patterns lead to equations.

**Mixtures**

This mixture application is best for students working with more advanced pre-algebra concepts. It is a great introduction to mixture problems.

**Grade Seven Problems**

Need to work on algebraic word problems? try these.

**Be a Math Detective!**

Or these.

**Pan Balance - Numbers**

This balance- scale tool allows you to enter two different numerical expressions and explore their equivalency. It does not input variables.

**Pan Balance - Shapes**

This balance-scale tool explores the relationships between different shapes. It’s a great application to being exploring algebraic relationships.

**Algebra Balance Scales**

This balance scale allows the input of variables too. It also helps solve the equation step by step.

**Variable Math**

See how many one or two-step equations you can solve in one minute.

**Rags to Riches**

With this simple game you can practice solving basic equations and equations with variables on both sides.

**Guess the Number**

This game helps practice translating verbal expressions into algebraic ones and then solving for the missing number. Try the harder levels that use all operations and negative numbers too.

**Algebra Puzzle**

This fun puzzle will get you thinking about solving systems of equations with three variables. However, it is presented in a way pre-algebra students can understand.

**Algebra Four**

Did you like playing Connect Four as a kid? Try is again by first solving algebraic equations.