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# Algebra - Functions, Expressions and Equations Course

Algebra - Functions, Expressions and Equations

## Learn Algebra calculations in an easy, step-by-step process

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#### Course Description

This free online course in algebra from ALISON will guide you through among other things expressions, systems of equations, functions, real numbers, inequalities, exponents, polynomials, radical and rational expressions. The course is divided into 12 chapters and each chapter is divided into several lessons. Under each lesson you will find theory, examples and video lessons. This course is ideal for learners who want to study topics in algebra in detail.

#### CERTIFICATION

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

#### LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course will help you to understand expressions, equations and functions. You will be able to explore real numbers and solve linear equations, along with gaining a good knowledge of formulating linear equations and inequalities. You will know exponents and exponential functions. This course will help you to understand factoring, polynomials and how to formulate quadratic equations and radical expressions.

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Module Title
Expressions and variables
Operations in the right order
Composing expressions
Composing equations and inequalities
Representing functions as rules and graphs
Integers and rational numbers
Calculating with real numbers
The Distributive property
Square roots
Properties of equalities
Fundamentals in solving equations in one or more steps
Ratios and proportions and how to solve them
Similar figures
Calculating with percents
The coordinate plane
Linear equations in the coordinate plane
The slope of a linear function
The slope-intercept form of a linear equation
Writing linear equations using the slope-intercept form
Writing linear equations using the point-slope form and the standard form
Parallel and perpendicular lines
Scatter plots and linear models
Solving linear inequalities
Solving compound inequalities
Solving absolute value equations and inequalities
Linear inequalities in two variables
Graphing linear systems
The substitution method for solving linear systems
The elimination method for solving linear systems
Systems of linear inequalities
Properties of exponents
Scientific notation
Exponential growth functions
Monomials and polynomials
Special products of polynomials
Polynomial equations in factored form
Factor polynomials on the form of x^2 + bx + c
Factor polynomials on the form of ax^2 + bx +c
The graph of y = ax^2 + bx + c
Use graphing to solve quadratic equations
Completing the square
The graph of a radical function
The Pythagorean Theorem
The distance and midpoint formulas
Simplify rational expression
Multiply rational expressions
Division of polynomials
Solving rational expression
Assessment

 Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 111 votes Course Title: Algebra - Functions, Expressions and Equations Course #: 333 Course Publisher: Math Planet Course Category: 85 Content Origin: Course Description: This free online course in algebra from ALISON will guide you through among other things expressions, systems of equations, functions, real numbers, inequalities, exponents, polynomials, radical and rational expressions. The course is divided into 12 chapters and each chapter is divided into several lessons. Under each lesson you will find theory, examples and video lessons. This course is ideal for learners who want to study topics in algebra in detail. License: Not for download or distribution. Release Date: 19 September 2011 Content Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours Video/Audio: Medium Audio Only: None Animation: None Assessments: Yes Education Level Age appropriateness: 16+ Years Minimum Grade/Class Level: Validation: Level 5 ALISON Testing: Yes Certification Availability PDF Download: Yes Parchment: Yes Framed Certification: Yes

• George Gormley I have found this course very interesting and enjoyable, George. 2016-02-02 15:02:15
• Cecilia Rossi This course is easy to study with clear lessons and plenty of examples. 2015-10-18 05:10:16
• Muhammad Razzaq i find it that is very good and relevant course. 2015-01-09 10:01:43
• Marisa May Thanks for the opportunity. 2014-12-22 11:12:55
• Anne Poe I enjoyed the course 2014-11-12 22:11:16
• Nomthandazo Masango This course was very easy to understand and I enjoyed doing the course. Though there were parts that were difficult but I managed to understand them. 2014-09-19 12:09:45
• Michael Williams MICHAEL WILLIAMS. United Kingdom. 2014 Excellent Course. Modules clearly explained. I have learnt much to get me excited about Maths again, even a ME sufferer like me. 2014-08-16 14:08:19
• Olusegun Ayomide Osunkoya Thanks to alison 2014-08-08 13:08:36
• Olusegun Ayomide Osunkoya My opinion is, Mathematics is sweet. 2014-08-08 13:08:03
• Shah Hasnat Course Module: Expressions and variables
Course Topic: Expressions and variables
Comment: very clear to understand and to the point 2013-02-21 21:02:27