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College Readiness Math: Chapter Summary
The mathematics you'll encounter in college may present a considerable challenge, but it's one you can navigate successfully with the help you will find in these short, yet informative and useful lessons. You can shore up any weak areas and identify your strengths in basic arithmetic, geometry and algebra using the resources provided here. The lessons, quizzes and other tools offer the opportunity to measure your skills accurately, so self-assessment is quick and easy. The following topics are included:
Whole Number Arithmetic
These lessons will help you refresh and enhance your ability to perform the four basic operations with whole numbers. You can find useful advice and hints that will help you strengthen these basic skills in preparation for college-level work.
Rules and Formulas of Basic Geometry
In this lesson, you will be able to check your understanding and mastery of the formulas used in geometry and find information that will help you test what you know about the rules that govern this branch of mathematics.
Examples, Equations, and Rules of Basic Algebra
By using the information provided here, you can benefit from helpful tips on identifying and working with various types of algebraic equations, and how to understand and interpret the rules of algebra.
1. Arithmetic with Whole Numbers
There are four basic mathematical operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. These four operations are used in a wide range of everyday skills and are the fundamental blocks of arithmetic.
2. Basic Geometry: Rules & Formulas
In this lesson, we'll go over some of the basic formulas and rules in geometry, the study of shapes and space. You'll learn formulas to find the perimeter, area, volume, and surface area of two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes.
3. Basic Algebra: Rules, Equations & Examples
Algebra is the foundation for all higher levels of math. In order to understand any mathematical field, you need to be able to speak algebra, which involves things like solving an equation, isolating the variable, and simplifying the expression.
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