PreAlgebra concepts are presented in this unit, including order of operations, and writing algebraic expressions and equations.
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PreAlgebra 
Description 
To learn some rules for the order of operations. To evaluate wholenumber expressions using these rules. To translate a word problem into an arithmetic expression, and then evaluate. 

To understand all rules for order of operations. To evaluate expressions with exponents according to these rules. "PEMDAS" is used as a mnemonic. 

To evaluate expressions with integers and exponents according to PEMDAS. To show all work step by step. 

To define variable. To understand the difference between a numerical and an algebraic expression. To translate verbal phrases into algebraic expressions. 

To define an algebraic equation. To translate open sentences into algebraic equations. 

To complete 10 additional exercises as practice with prealgebra. To assess students' understanding of all prealgebra concepts in this unit. 

To solve 10 additional problems that challenge students' understanding of prealgebra. Problems are drawn from reallife situations. To hone students' problemsolving skills. 

To review complete solutions to all exercises presented in this prealgebra unit. Includes the problem, stepbystep solutions, final answer and units for each exercise. 

Learning Topics: Order of operations, order of operations with exponents, PEMDAS, order of operations with integers, writing algebraic expressions, writing algebraic equations. 