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Algebra is a way of working with numbers and signs to answer a mathematical problem (a question using numbers) As a single word‚ "algebra" can mean: * Use of letters and symbols to represent values and their relations‚ especially for solving equations. This is also called "Elementary algebra". Historically‚ this was the meaning in pure mathematics too‚ like seen in "fundamental theorem of algebra"‚ but not now. * In modern pure mathematics‚ * a major branch of mathematics which

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Bibliography: Published on U.S. 2007 Flanders‚ Harley and Price‚ Justin J.‚ Algebra Published on U.S. 2007 Hackworth‚ Robert‚ Focus on Elementary Algebra Published on U.S. 2008 Rowe‚ David E

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The invention of algebra from the ancient world has produced many opportunities for the modern world we live in today. According to the Webster’s Dictionary‚ “algebra by definition is the part of mathematics in which letters and other symbols are used to represent numbers and quantities in formulae and equations.” First and for most‚ algebra is divided into two different groups‚ the first group being “classical algebra”‚ which is solving equations and finding the unknown variable. The second group

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1) Evaluate each algebraic expression‚ given that x= -1‚ y=3‚ z=2‚ a =1/2‚ b= -2/3. a) b) c) 2) Determine the degree of each of the following polynomials. a) b) c) 3) Remove the symbols of grouping and simplify the resulting expressions by combining like terms. a) (x + 3y – z) – (2y – x +3z) + (4z – 3x +2y) b) c) 3 – {2x – [1 –(x +y)] + [x – 2y]} 4) Add the algebraic expressions in each of the following groups. a) b) 5) Subtract the algebraic expressions

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(I made this when I was a freshman. I’m now a Junior.) Why do we need to learn Algebra? What’s the point of learning Algebra in the first place? After all‚ all of the math leading up to Algebra that we learned growing up such as addition‚ multiplication‚ decimals‚ fractions‚ et cetera that seems to have a concrete meaning? This concept all deals with numbers‚ in some way or another‚ and because of this we can apply it to our daily lives like calculating‚ and in our chosen career. In short

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Aminata Kamara Week II Assignment 22 November 2012 This week assignment required to solve problem 68 on page 539 of Elementary and Intermediate Algebra. There are three part to this assignment and the first part is as follows; The accompanying graph shows all of the possibilities for the number of refrigerators and the number of TVs that will fit into an 18-wheeler. | | a) | Write an inequality to describe this region. | p = y1-y2 / X1-x2 = 330 – 0 / 0-110 = -3/1 the slope

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Review of Algebra 2 s REVIEW OF ALGEBRA Review of Algebra q q q q q q q q q q q q q q q Here we review the basic rules and procedures of algebra that you need to know in order to be successful in calculus. Arithmetic Operations The real numbers have the following properties: a b b a ab a b c a b ab c ab ac In particular‚ putting a b and so b c b c ba c (Commutative Law) (Associative Law) (Distributive law) ab c a bc 1 in the

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Algebra 2 PRACTICE Chapter 12 Test ____________________________ “…………………………..” 3/18/14 You may use a calculator for the entire test; however‚ the solutions for numbers 1 through 3 must be exact solutions—NO DECIMAL SOLUTIONS FOR THE FIRST PAGE. Do not rationalize. SHOW WORK ! I. Solve the following systems by either the substitution or the elimination (addition) method. Write your answers as ordered pairs/ordered triples.(These are worth 5 points each) 2. 6x+y-z=-22x+5y-z=2x+2y+z=5

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The History of Algebra The history of algebra has been around for several decades‚ this method of mathematics has been used during the beginning of time. The development of algebraic notation progressed through out three stages: the rhetorical stage‚ the syncopated stage‚ and the symbolic stage with which we are use to using in our daily usage of algebra. In ancient civilization math was used to help leaders to strategically form how their troops should be lined up for battle and help decide

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Joey Dolce Mr. Moore Algebra 2 28 September 2012 Algebra Writing Assignment The articles written by Roger C. Schank oppose the standard way of educating the young minds of America. The articles explain why‚ Algebra‚ Chemistry‚ Physics‚ History‚ and more academic subjects are useless in developing a young teenagers mind and growth. Although Roger C. Schank makes valid points about his arguments‚ I disagree with him on most of his opinions. Even though math is not a strong subject of mine