Online Class: PreAlgebra 101
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15Lessons

31Exams &
Assignments 
8,235Students
have taken this course 
14Hours
average time 
1.4CEUs
Course Description
An understanding of algebra is a foundational skill to virtually all topics in higherlevel mathematics, and it is useful in science, statistics, accounting, and numerous other professional and academic areas. This course builds a bridge between simple wholenumber arithmetic operations, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, and algebra.
This course begins by reviewing the basic arithmetic operations and their mutual relationships, and it then goes on to develop an understanding of fractions and how to perform operations on them. Exponents and their properties are then derived, and radicals (and other roots) are presented.
This course shows how exponents and roots are related, as well as how these are related to multiplication and division. Throughout this first portion of the course, the use of symbols in place of numbers is introduced and developed, leading to an investigation into variables and algebraic relations in the latter portion of the course.
This course also describes how to graph algebraic relations and how to solve simple linear equations. Finally, the course applies these various concepts to geometry by considering some of the characteristics of triangles, rectangles, and circles, and it also applies them to basic probability and statistics.
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Course Lessons
Lesson 1  Review of Basic Operations
 Lesson 1 Video A
 Lesson 1 Video B : How to Take an Exam
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
 Complete: Introduction Assignment
 Assessment: Lesson 1  Review of Basic Operations
 Assessment: Lesson 1 Exercises
Lesson 2  Fractions I
 Lesson 2 Video
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Assessment: Lesson 2 – Fractions I
 Assessment: Lesson 2 Exercises
Lesson 3  Fractions II
 Lesson 3 Video
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Assessment: Lesson 3 – Fractions II
 Assessment: Lesson 3 Exercises
Lesson 4  Decimals, Percents, and Ratios
 Lesson 4 Video
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Assessment: Lesson 4 – Decimals, Percents, and Ratios
 Assessment: Lesson 4 Exercises
Lesson 5  Exponents I
 Lesson 5 Video
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Assessment: Lesson 5 – Exponents I
 Assessment: Lesson 5 Exercises
Lesson 6  Exponents II
 Lesson 6 Video
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Assessment: Lesson 6 – Exponents II
 Assessment: Lesson 6 Exercises
Lesson 7  Radicals I
 Lesson 7 Video
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Assessment: Lesson 7 – Radicals I
 Assessment: Lesson 7 Exercises
Lesson 8  Radicals II
 Lesson 8 Video
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Assessment: Lesson 8 – Radicals II
 Assessment: Lesson 8 Exercises
Lesson 9  Variables and Algebraic Relations
 Lesson 9 Video
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Assessment: Lesson 9 Variables and Algebraic Relations
 Assessment: Lesson 9 Exercises
Lesson 10  Graphing Algebraic Relations
 Lesson 10 Video
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Assessment: Lesson 10 – Graphing Algebraic Relations
Lesson 11  Solving Linear Equations
 Lesson 11 Video
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Assessment: Lesson 11 Solving Linear Equations
 Assessment: Lesson 11 Exercises
Lesson 12  Geometry I: Rectangles and Triangles
 Lesson 12 Video
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Assessment: Lesson 12 – Geometry I: Rectangles and Triangles
 Assessment: Lesson 12 Exercises
Lesson 13  Geometry II
 Lesson 13 Video
 Review 4 Practice Worksheets
 Assessment: Lesson 13 – Geometry II
 Assessment: Lesson 13 Exercises
Lesson 14  Introduction to Probability
 Lesson 14 Video
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Assessment: Lesson 14 Introduction to Probability
 Assessment: Lesson 14 Exercises
Lesson 15  Introduction to Statistics
 Lesson 15 Video
 Review 5 Practice Worksheets
 Lesson discussions: End of Course Poll; Program Evaluation Followup Survey (End of Course); Course Comments
 Assessment: Lesson 15 Introduction to Statistics
 Assessment: The Final Exam
 Assessment: Lesson 15 Exercises
Learning Outcomes
 Describe basic operations or numbers and signs.
 Solve simple to complex fraction problems.
 Solve problems involving decimals, percents, and ratios.
 Solve problems involving exponents.
 Solve problems involving radicals.
 Summarize variables and algebraic relations.
 Graph algebraic relations.
 Solve linear equations.
 Solve problems involving basic geometry, rectangles and triangles.
 Solve probability and statistics problems.
 Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
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Student Testimonials
 "Excellent Course. The instructor made this an enjoyable online experience and the lesson topics and layout will help me become a better math teacher."  Annette K.
 "I really appreciated how April went above and beyond. In one test, I was completely baffled by a question but I had guessed the correct answer, so I didn't receive the explanatory text as one does for incorrect responses. I emailed April with the details of the question that I recalled and asked for her help in understanding it. She tracked down the question and helped me understand the correct response. Many instructors will help you understand questions you get wrong, but April helps to make sure that you understand the questions that you get right too  so that in the future your correct response is not an accident!"  Rachel B.
 "The instructor followed my test and exercise results very promptly. I didn't think she would be available on weekends."  Harry T.
 "The instructor graded all of my exams quickly and provided prompt responses to my questions."  John A.
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 "What was most helpful were the detailed course lessons and the examples provided. Instructor was very knowledgeable and was very good about giving detailed feedback to correct any mistakes or misunderstandings."  William Hunter R.
 "I enjoyed this course. I'm also glad I could get on this course as often as I could. I liked the 5 exercises before the assignments in each chapter, plus the videos helped. The break down of the material was good too. Also I noticed that the assignments and the exercises addressed my working knowledge of my work and the test addressed my verbal knowledge, which is good. I notice that I have some problems with verbal knowledge. This has to do with me and maybe a health problem. I'm glad to know this. It tells me what to work on."  Debbie E.
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