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Algebra for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
Your child will love using our short, engaging video lessons to learn about algebra. These professional-quality videos or text lessons are never more than ten minutes long and will keep your child's attention with engaging examples. Learning with our lessons will be so easy that your child won't even feel like they're studying, but rest assured our expert instructors are here to show them everything they need to know about algebra. Plus, with in the video lesson's timeline tags you'll be able to move between topics effortlessly, allowing you to repeat topics that your child is struggling with or skip topics that they've mastered. At the end of each lesson is self-assessment quiz that will allow you to see how much your child has learned and what areas he or she could use more help with.
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help with algebra will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about algebra.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding how algebra works
- Students with learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about algebra
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about algebra
- Students who struggle to understand their math teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra math resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover the algebra topics your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about algebra.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands algebra by completing the Algebra for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. History of Algebra: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, we will talk about algebra, including what it is and where it came from. We will also talk about some important people that made great contributions to the world of algebra.
2. Math Formulas: Lesson for Kids
Wouldn't it be great if someone created a quick way to remember how to solve common math problems? Well, it's already happened! Let's get ready to learn about math formulas and how they help us solve math problems.
3. Distributive Property: Lesson for Kids
Sometimes you need to multiply with large numbers or use addition and multiplication together to solve a problem. In this lesson we will explore one method you can use to help make these tasks quicker and easier: the distributive property.
4. Algebra Lesson for Kids: Facts & Rules
Have you ever seen a math problem with letters? Perhaps you were looking at an algebra problem! In this lesson, we will learn the four basic rules that are used in algebra!
5. What Does FOIL in Math Mean?
In this lesson we'll review the meaning of FOIL - not the foil used in the kitchen - but instead the series of four steps used when multiplying two binomials, or terms separated by an operational sign.
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Other chapters within the Math for Kids course
- Numbers for Elementary School
- Geometry for Elementary School
- Fractions for Elementary School
- Math Basics for Elementary School
- Statistics for Elementary School
- Number Properties for Elementary School
- Math Patterns for Elementary School
- History of Math for Elementary School
- Math Terms for Elementary School
- Working with Numbers for Elementary School
- Types of Numbers for Elementary School
- Measurements for Elementary School
- Working with Data for Elementary School
- Representing Numbers for Elementary School
- Types of Data for Elementary School
- Math Strategies for Elementary School
- Fraction Operations for Elementary School
- Shapes for Elementary School
- Negative Numbers for Elementary School
- Decimals for Elementary School
- Lines & Angles for Elementary School
- Multiplication for Elementary School