Math Review for Physics: Algebra


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Which of the following is the correct equation we get when we rearrange a = b * c so that c is by itself on the right side of the equals sign?

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1. What do we get when we use the distributive law on the following: a * (b + 5)

2. What do we get when we multiply the following two polynomials together: (a - 2)(b + 7)

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you understand algebraic concepts for physics equations. You will be quizzed on how to solve equations by rearranging, simplifying, and working with exponents.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on algebraic concepts within physics, including:

  • Rearranging equations to find an unknown number
  • Using distributive law to simplify an equation
  • Working with polynomials
  • Manipulating exponents within an equation

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Problem Solving - use acquired knowledge to solve algebraic practice problems
  • Information Recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding these algebraic concepts
  • Knowledge Application - use your knowledge to answer questions about solving physics equations

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to algebra for physics, read through the brief lesson called Math Review for Physics: Algebra. This lesson will help you:

  • How to solve polynomial equations
  • How to solve equations using distributive law
  • How to solve using exponents, and the rules associated with them