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- Available Lessons: 144
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryUse the fun lessons in this course to enhance your algebraic knowledge as you prepare to take the STAAR Algebra I test. You'll review entertaining video/text lessons and assess your knowledge of key algebra concepts by taking practice quizzes and exams.
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About This Course
This short course can help simplify your preparations for the STAAR Algebra I test. Resources are available to boost your knowledge of algebra and ensure you're ready to answer questions on the day of the test. Video and text lessons prepared by expert instructors explore concepts that include arithmetic and geometric sequences, exponential expressions in math, properties of functions, exponential functions and algebraic distribution. With each lesson is a self-assessment quiz designed to gauge your understanding of the concepts covered. Topics outlined in this course include the following:
- How to work with polynomials and understand square roots, coordinate graphs and linear equations
- Basics of arithmetic and geometric sequences, exponential-expression math and word problems
- Exponential functions and properties of functions
- Steps for graphing linear functions and equations, and calculating and graphing inequalities
- Ways to solve quadratic equations and use a graphic calculator
- Algebraic expressions, distribution and equations
About the Exam
The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Algebra I test is used to help school districts gauge their students' comprehension of specific algebra subjects. The test is broken into five reporting categories that cover number and algebraic methods, and mathematical operations associated with quadratic, linear and exponential functions and equations. It consists of 49 multiple-choice questions and five griddable questions for a total of 54 questions. The test is typically taken in May, July and December. The standard time limit for most STAAR tests is four hours.
Preparing & Registering for the STAAR Algebra I Test
Utilize the resources in this chapter to ensure you feel ready to succeed on the STAAR Algebra I test. Review the lessons in any sequence you desire from your computer, smartphone or tablet. Revisit the lessons as often as needed until you are confident you've absorbed the topics covered. If you have questions about lesson topics, don't hesitate to submit them to our experts. At any time, feel free to assess your understanding of polynomials, sequences, square roots, word problems, functions, equations, expressions, and so much more, by taking short lesson quizzes. Chapter exams and a course exam provide more comprehensive reviews of the lessons and offer questions formatted just like those you could see on the day of the exam.
Since the test is taken in your school, be sure to ask your algebra teacher or school administrator for specific details about your test date and time. They should also ensure you've signed up and are sufficiently prepared for the day of the test.
State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness are administered by the Texas Education Agency, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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