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PreAlgebra Mathematics
Improve your algebra skills. Learn about integers, equations, fractions and much more.
Course Description
This free online course in PreAlgebra mathematics for high school students will guide you through several different areas of mathematics such as integers, onestep equations, inequalities and equations, graphs and functions, percent, probabilities. There is also an introduction into geometry and right triangles. The course is divided into twelve modules and each module 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 gain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of topics in prealgebra which they can build on in later courses.
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Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course you will know how to apply operations in the right order, evaluate expressions and identify properties. You will understand the meaning and calculation of a coordinate system, ordered pairs, inequalities, absolute values and how to solve equations in different ways. You will be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide integers. You will know polynomials, binomials and factorisation. You will gain a good knowledge of arithmetic such as integers, rational numbers, geometric sequences of numbers, and scientific notation. You will be able to calculate the circumference of a circle. You will know different ways that you can represent graphs and functions. You will gain knowledge of ratios and percentages. You will have an understanding of probability and statistics such as mean, median, mode and much more. You will gain a good knowledge of geometry including circle graphs, angles, parallel lines, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons and transformations. You will be able to measure the area and volume of shapes such as pyramids, prisms, cylinders and cones.
Module Title 

Operations in the right order 
Evaluate expressions 
Identify properties 
Equations with variables 
Coordinate system and ordered pairs 
Inequalities 
Absolute value 
Adding and subtracting integers 
Multiplication and division with integers 
Different ways to solve equations 
Calculating the area and the perimeter 
Solving inequalities 
Understanding inequalities and equations 
Monomials and adding or subtracting polynomials 
Powers and exponents 
Multiplying polynomials and binomials 
Factorization and prime numbers 
Finding the greatest common factor 
Finding the least common multiple 
Integers and rational numbers 
Learn how to estimate calculations 
Geometric sequences of numbers 
Scientific notation 
Fundamentals in solving Equations in one or more steps 
Calculating the circumference of a circle 
Linear equations in the coordinate plane 
The slope of a linear function 
Graphing linear inequalities 
Solve systems of equations by graphing 
Rates and ratios 
Proportions and percent 
Solving problems with percent 
The mean, the median and the mode 
StemandLeaf Plots and BoxandWhiskers Plot 
Calculating the outcome 
Combinations and permutations 
Finding the odds 
Probability of events 
Circle graphs 
Angles and parallel lines 
Triangles 
Quadrilaterals, polygons and transformations 
Measure areas 
Pyramids, prisms, cylinders and cones 
Square roots and real numbers 
The Pythagorean Theorem 
Trigonometry 
Assessment 
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Course Rating (By Learners):  4 stars based on 212 reviews 
Course Title:  PreAlgebra Mathematics 
Course #:  326 
Course Publisher:  Math Planet 
Course Category:  85 
Content Origin:  
Course Description:  This free online course in PreAlgebra mathematics for high school students will guide you through several different areas of mathematics such as integers, onestep equations, inequalities and equations, graphs and functions, percent, probabilities. There is also an introduction into geometry and right triangles. The course is divided into twelve modules and each module 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 gain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of topics in prealgebra which they can build on in later courses. 
License:  Not for download or distribution. 
Release Date:  19 September 2011 
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner):  45 Hours 
Video/Audio:  Medium 
Audio Only:  None 
Animation:  None 
Assessments:  Yes 
Education Level  
Age appropriateness:  
Minimum Grade/Class Level:  Lower High/ Secondary School 
Validation:  
ALISON Testing:  Yes 
Certification Availability  
PDF Download:  Yes 
Parchment:  Yes 
Framed Certification:  Yes 
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Eric Rideg United States of America it taught me many things i knew already, but it also taught me things i did not know as well 20150622 22:06:51

Margaret Lacey United States of America It was a lot of fun learning this way. After finishing this course, I feel more prepared for my math classes next year. 20150603 00:06:34

Margaret Garcia United States of America I truly enjoyed learning at my pace and in the convenience of my home. I will keep using ALISON for more academic lessons. 20150529 00:05:11

Margaret Garcia United States of America I am thinking about taking a course like this at a local community college, but before I even register for it, this course was the way to go to brush up on those forgotten math skills I learned many years ago. I also had no trouble viewing the lessons online. I will continue to learn different lessons that ALISON has to offer. 20150529 00:05:51

Margaret Garcia United States of America I definitely have to stop mixing up the perimeter and area questions. After this program, I will definitely review the formulas for measurements so that I have a clearer understanding of which to use in order to stop making dumb mistakes. Overall, I actually enjoyed this course... especially when I can sip my coffee during lessons and feel at ease trying to solve problems. 20150528 23:05:35

Scott Webb United States of America Going back to college after many years away from Math. This course was very helpful in reminding me of things forgotten as well as teaching me a few things I'd never learned before. 20150523 00:05:09

Nicole Chandler United States of America A decent course for anyone who needs a little bit of a 'refresh' on the basic prealgebra material. It could definitely use more practice questions and examples per subject. 20150504 19:05:44

Heather Yoder United States of America I thought the course was a great refresher. Now onto the next course! 20150430 19:04:47

Emil Larssen Denmark This was a nice refresher for one who has allready learned these things before, although in another language so there are a few differences in some of the terms. So this also helped chain together some terms. 20150426 12:04:38

Simon Curran Australia Good refresher for those of us out of school for a couple of decades... 20150322 04:03:44
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