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Udacity: Intro Algebra Review

 with  Sue Ann Austin and Kelly Vetter
This course provides a brief review of introductory algebra topics. Topics to be covered include integer operations, order of operations, perimeter and area, fractions and decimals, scientific notation, ratios and rates, conversions, percents, algebraic expressions, linear equations, the Pythagorean theorem, and graphing.

Why Take This Course?
At the end of this course students will have reviewed the core topics of introductory algebra. Students will be comfortable with the concepts and procedures of introductory algebra, and be able to apply their knowledge to other coursework and real-world problems.

During this course, you will review

Integer operations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and absolute value.
Evaluating using order of operations.
Associative and Commutative properties.
Perimeter and area of rectangles, triangles, squares, and circles.
Fraction operations including simplifying, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.
Converting between fractions, decimals, and percents.
Rounding decimals to appropriate place value.
Converting between standard notation and scientific notation.
Rates and ratios.
Unit conversions.
Simplifying and evaluating algebraic expressions.
Using the Pythagorean Theorem.
Solving and graphing linear equations.
Writing linear equations.

Syllabus

Topic 1: Integer Operations

- Properties of Integers
- Absolute Value
- Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying & Dividing
- Order of Operations
- Perimeter and Area of Rectangles, Squares & Triangles

Topic 2: Fractions and Decimals

- Simplifying Fractions
- Mathematical Operations with Fractions
- Rounding Decimals
- Decimals and Applications
- Fraction to Decimal Conversion
- Scientific Notation

Topic 3: Rates, Ratios, and Conversions

- Ratios
- Rates
- Unit Conversions
- Percents

Topic 4: Algebraic Expressions and Equations

- Algebraic Expressions
- Solving a Linear Equation
- Pythagorean Theorem

Topic 5: Graphing Linear Equations

- Graphing a Linear Equation
- Slope of a Line
- Writing a Linear Equation
- Slope and Slope-Intercept Form
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Cost Free Online Course
Pace Self Paced
Provider Udacity
Language English
Hours 6 hours a week
Calendar 8 weeks long

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5.0 5 years ago
Cyrus Pieris completed this course.
This is a great introductory course for anyone who has been out of touch with math and algebra and would like some short reminders. My math knowledge is like swiss cheese and I decided that I will get back into it as a hobby.

If you are trying to restart that frozen brain of yours start with this course.
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by Emma Bates is taking this course right now, spending 8 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
The course is a great way to review all the things I needed to take the GRE. I'm suspicious that some of the practice section problems might not accept the correct answers, though
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