# Ch 8: ELM Test - Algebra: Linear Equations & Inequalities

### About This Chapter

Review linear equations and inequalities in preparation for the ELM, CSU's math placement exam. Video lessons and quizzes cover how to write and solve linear equations and linear inequalities.

## ELM Algebra: Linear Equations and Inequalities: Chapter Summary

Study for the ELM Math using the online video lessons in this chapter. You'll cover the following topics:

• What is a Linear Equation?
• How to Write a Linear Equation
• How to Solve Linear Equations
• What is a System of Equations?
• What is an Inequality?
• How to Solve Linear Inequalities

Watch the videos in this chapter to learn the basics of these concepts, then test what you've learned using our online quizzes!

### ELM Objectives

The ELM is a math proficiency exam required for all incoming students to schools in the California State University system. You can learn more about the topics on the ELM here.

The lessons in this chapter are part of the Algebra topic of the ELM, which constitutes approximately 35% of the entire test. This chapter most closely addresses the 'solve linear equations and inequalities' objectives. Other objectives covered in this online course include:

• Evaluate and interpret algebraic expressions
• Simplify algebraic expressions
• Perform arithmetic operations involving rational expressions
• Solve quadratic and rational equations (with both numerical and literal coefficients; real solutions only)
• Solve problems in context that are modeled by quadratic equations
• Solve equations involving absolute value
• Solve inequalities involving absolute value

Watching the videos and taking the quizzes can help you master these central ELM topics and provide you solid foundation for the exam.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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