Algebra Unit 1 Introduction to Algebra

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Unit 1: Introduction to Algebra 1 Unit 1: Introduction to Algebra 1. Introduction to Algebra 2. Working with Real Numbers 3. Solving Equations and Problems 4. Polynomials 5. Factoring Polynomials 6. Systems of Linear Equations 7. Fractions 8. Applying Fractions 9. Introduction to Functions 10. Inequalities 11. Rational and Irrational Numbers 12. Quadratic Functions Example Problem Use the figure and the information inside of it to write an equation involving x . Rectangle Area = 21 7 x

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Unit 1: Introduction to Algebra 2 What is Algebra? Algebra is the most basic and fundamental branch of mathematics. It explains the laws that govern the other branches. Other branches of mathematics include arithmetic, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus. Algebra Geometry Trigonometry Calculus
Unit 1: Introduction to Algebra 3 Where does the name “Algebra” come from? The term comes from the title of an Arabic book - Al- jabr w'al-muqabala - written by Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn Musa Al- Khwarizmi (who lived around the year 800) which is all about algebra This picture is taken from a stamp from the former USSR

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