This is one of the free excellent videos on Educator.com; the rest require a subscription fee. 'Dr. Carleen Eaton will briefly cover the history of algebra, the origin of the word algebra and why it is so powerful compared to arithmetic in solving re...al world problems. You will then cover basic definitions such as variable, algebraic expression, and operations. The lecture concludes with four examples where you will convert an algebraic expression from a sentence.'[more]

This is 1 of 4 videos I custom made for an educator in California for an experimental 1-week video homework program. I have only edited the beginning and ending titles. Although not designed for the general public, you may find them useful.
This vi...deo provides a quick general math review of concepts needed to do well in Algebra 1. Covers: Order of Operations, Fraction Arithmetic, Basic Algebraic Concepts and Terminology, Converting Verbal Phrases to Algebraic Expressions and other Miscellaneous Math Concepts. (25:17)[more]

This is a humorous look at the mistakes students commonly make in Algebra. The instructor uses voice-overs with vintage video clips to make his point. (05:02)

This lesson consists of providing you with a Self-Tutorial on what is
algebra, what are variables, constants, coefficients, terms, and
expressions. The tutor explains the use of proper notation, how to
combine like terms, find the negation of an a...lgebraic expression, how
to evaluate an expression (by hand and by using your calculator), and
finally, there is a VERY detailed section on how to translate English
phrases into algebraic expressions. (11:22)[more]

From YouTube, produced by Jimmy Chang, Christopher Rokosz

Learning algebra is the next step after basic mathematics and involves the use of variables. Incorporate letters in addition, multiplication and other math problems to grasp the concept of algebra with assistance from a math teacher in this video on ...mathematics. Includes closed captioning. Run time 01:53.
Expert: Jimmy Chang
Bio: Jimmy Chang has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for nearly a decade. He has a master's degree in math, and his specialties include calculus, algebra, liberal arts, math and trigonometry.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz[more]

Lesson on introduction to algegra part 2. Watch part 1 and 2 before watching this part. Larry continues with solving examples of problems using multiplication on a whiteboard.

This is a lesson on introduction to algebra in three parts. This is part 1. Algebra is the study of calcualatin and unknow value in an equation. Larry explains the basics of algebra using examples of problems on a whiteboard and explains the proce...dure on how to solve the problems.[more]

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