Ch 5: Algebra Connections Chapter 5: Multiplication and Proportions

About This Chapter

The Multiplication and Proportions chapter of this Algebra Connections Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with multiplication and proportions. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Multiplication and Proportions textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Algebra Connections Multiplication and Proportions chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the multiplication and proportions topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Multiplication of binomials
  • FOIL and the area method
  • How to use the distributive property to solve linear equations
  • How to perform operations with polynomials containing several variables
  • Methods for solving proportions
  • How to calculate proportions and ratios

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7 Lessons in Chapter 5: Algebra Connections Chapter 5: Multiplication and Proportions
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL and the Area Method

1. Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL and the Area Method

From the distributive property, to FOIL, to the area model, to happy faces and claws, there are many different ways to learn how to multiply binomials. In this lesson, you'll learn how to use all of them and get to pick which one you like the most.

Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL & the Area Method: Practice Problems

2. Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL & the Area Method: Practice Problems

There are a few mistakes that are easy to make when multiplying binomials with FOIL and also a few ways to complicate problems like this, so why not make sure you're brushed up on your skills? You'll also learn a shortcut and how to use the area method to multiply even bigger polynomials.

Applying the Distributive Property to Linear Equations

3. Applying the Distributive Property to Linear Equations

When it comes to linear equations, there are certain steps you have to take to solve them. One of them is the application of the distributive property when you see a pair of parentheses. Watch this video lesson to learn how.

Operations with Polynomials in Several Variables

4. Operations with Polynomials in Several Variables

In this video lesson, you will learn how to handle and work with polynomials that have more than one variable. This is important because in math you sometimes have to work with several variables at the same time.

Calculations with Ratios and Proportions

5. Calculations with Ratios and Proportions

Even if only 99 out of 100 people need to know how to work with ratios, the odds that they'll be useful to you are very high. In this lesson, we'll practice performing calculations with ratios and proportions.

Practice Problems for Calculating Ratios and Proportions

6. Practice Problems for Calculating Ratios and Proportions

In this lesson, you'll get a quick review of a type of math problem that shows up on the SAT: ratios and proportions. We'll walk through some problems in the video, and you can test your skills in the quiz questions.

Solving Problems Involving Proportions: Definition and Examples

7. Solving Problems Involving Proportions: Definition and Examples

Learn how you can use proportions to find missing sides and how to increase or decrease the sizes of objects to create models of them in this video lesson.

Chapter Practice Exam
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