In this video, Bill Nye and "Toni the Baker" use cupcakes to explain the steps to solving a simple algebra equation. They balance the equation by getting all the x variables on one side and then simplifying. The video has the theme song at the begi...nning. Professionally produced and edited. Run time 03:18.[more]

This animated video introduces basic algebraic equations (2x + 5 =19). Steps are said aloud as they are shown on the screen. This is a great resource to help build mastery of this important skill. (4:24)

In this Sones de Mexico workshop students learn how to use ALGEBRA, VARIABLES and FORMULAS to write and read musical arrangements. The 9:30 long video shows how the composer uses music to help teach students some basic algebra operations. A good vide...o for all pre-algebra classes as well.[more]

In this video, an instructor explains that symbols represent ideas or something else. Everyday symbols are used as examples such as a smile being a symbol for happiness and the thumbs-up sign being a symbol for good job. This video could be used to... introduce the idea of symbols before teaching use of symbols in math. ( 1:17)[more]

Understand basic addition and subtraction number sentences and identify number sentences that correspond to given story problems. Extend the learning by writing number sentences for multiplication and division problems.

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 alge...braic 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.[more]

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