# Algebraic Concepts Teacher Resources

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#### Basic Algebra and Computers: Spreadsheets, Charts, and Simple Line Graphs

Students, while in the computer lab, assess how to use Microsoft Excel as a "graphing calculator." They view visual representations of line graphs in a Cartesian plane while incorporating basic skills for using Excel productively.

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#### Awareness of Pre-algebra Concepts

Students demonstrate different algebraic equations using Borenson's Hands-On Equation materials. They work in a cooperative group to solve algebraic equations.

Education Development Center

#### Language of Algebra

Don't rush into algebra, let learners visualize, guess, and predict their way to a successful math career. The introductory unit incorporates beginner algebraic concepts with shapes instead of variables. Young mathematicians use a...

West Contra Costa Unified School District

#### Derivative – Standard Definition

Making a clear connection to algebra concepts helps learners understand the definition of a derivative. The lesson begins with looking at limits of simple linear and rational functions, and leads to the definition of the derivative....

Mathematics Vision Project

#### Module 7: Connecting Algebra and Geometry

The coordinate plane links key geometry and algebra concepts in this approachable but rigorous unit. The class starts by developing the distance formula from the Pythagorean Theorem, then moves to applications of slope. Activities...

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#### Vectors, What Even Are They? | Essence of Linear Algebra, Chapter 1

Take a look at vectors as geometric objects and then as an algebraic concept. The second video in a series of 15 introduces the vector using three perspectives: the physics, computer science, and mathematical. The resource shows the...

Krista King Math

#### Substitution to Solve a System of Two Equations

Apply different algebraic concepts to solve a system of equations using substitution. The video tutorial explains each step of the process. The instructor then shows how to check the solution to ensure it is the proper answer.

Illustrative Mathematics

#### Regular Tessellations of the Plane

Bringing together the young artists and the young organizers in your class, this instructional activity takes that popular topic of tessellations and gives it algebraic roots. After covering a few basic properties and definitions,...

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#### The Difference Quotient (Quadratic Function) Example 3

Take an example out of more advanced math. Pupils observe how basic algebraic concepts help solve expressions from higher level math courses. The video from a Mathispower4u Algebra 1 series shows the evaluation and simplification of the...

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#### Polynomials

In this worksheet, students solve and complete 32 various types of problems. Included are problems on simplifying polynomials, factoring, graphing equations by plotting points, and simplifying expressions using the rules of...

Mathematics Vision Project

#### Quadratic Functions

Inquiry-based learning and investigations form the basis of a deep understanding of quadratic functions in a very thorough unit plan. Learners develop recursive and closed methods for representing real-life situations, then apply these...

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#### Who Wants to Win Millions: Variables

Lead your class on an exploration of basic algebra using this resource. As part of a game, learners answer algebra questions involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

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#### Area of a Parallelogram - Geometry Help

Work the problem shown in this video to learn how to determine the area of a parallelogram. Basic algebra, area, and the Pythagorean Theorem are used to find the missing value and solve the problem of area.

Charleston School District

#### Pre-Test Unit 4: Linear Funcitons

Let your classes show you what they know! Use this pre-test to assess the current knowledge of your learners. The assessment includes all pre-algebra concepts related to functions: writing and graphing linear relationships, comparing...

Concord Consortium

#### Swimming Pool II

Combine geometry and algebra concepts to solve a modeling problem. Young scholars consider the effect surface area has on volume. They write a cubic function to model the possible volume given a specific surface area and then determine...

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#### Multiplying Monomials

Multiply polynomials with Sal Khan! In this one-minute video, Sal describes what a monomial is, and how it can be used to express the area of a rectangle.

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#### Awareness of Pre-Algebra Concepts

Students demonstrate how to solve various algebraic equations. In this pre-algebra lesson, students work in teams and use Borenson's Hands-On Equations materials to solve algebraic equations.

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#### Year 6 Booster

In this beginning algebra worksheet, learners are provided with a math problem and solution, but one number in the problem or answer is missing. Students fill in the missing number. Some of the problems could have multiple answers. There...

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#### Math Review: Algebraic Operations

Need to prep your science learners in math? Here is a resource that serves as a review guide to support your scientists with the math they need to be successful in chemistry. Comes with basic algebraic problems and a review of some...

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#### Complex Numbers - Algebra Help

The foil method had been used for years as a way to remember how to simplify complex numbers. This process is demonstrated step-by-step, slowly so the learner will be able to follow along as the instructor solves the problem. Intended...

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#### How Does Your Population Grown?

Do you know how the population has grown of your community? Can you predict the population over the next half century? Can we find an algebraic model that matches our data? These along with many more questions can be researched by...

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#### Working With Equations

Students create a mathematical formula to help plan ration supplies for a polar expedition. Using basic algebra skills, students identify the variables in planning for rations. They create an equation to help plan the expedition....

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#### Mr. P's Life

With only indirect information, can your mathematicians figure out how old Mr. P is? This secondary mathematics instructional activity has algebra students examining 9 pieces of information about Mr. P's life, each of which is integral...

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#### California State Standards: Algebra I

Starting a year of Algebra I? This mighty packet practices all of the major topics with different ranges of difficulty. Standards include everything from linear to quadratic to rational expressions. Use it in a variety of ways to...