Understanding Algebra

James Brennan, Boise State University

A complete introductory algebra textbook, this site covers many concepts including arithmetic, word problems, graphing and lines, equations and expressions, exponents, and polynomials. Includes a graphing applet, a prime factorization machine, and a prime number list. Brennan uses inserts to answer common questions as the lesson goes on, helping the student master new ideas. A printable version is also available on the website. This resource is part of the Teaching Quantitative Skills in the Geosciences collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/quantskills/

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Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics