Ch 15: Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Inequalities

About This Chapter

This chapter includes short and interesting video lessons and quizzes about inequalities that will help you practice for the questions you will see on the math section of the Michigan Merit Exam.

Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Inequalities - Chapter Summary

You might have forgotten how to identify absolute-value inequalities, but this chapter's quick video lessons will help you remember them. Take our end-of-the lesson quizzes that will test your ability to graph a system of quadratic inequalities. In all, the study materials you will use in this chapter will help you be able to answer questions about the following:

  • Definition of an inequality
  • Practice solving linear inequalities
  • Ways of graphing 1- and 2- variable inequalities
  • Set notation
  • Definition of an absolute-value inequality
  • Graphing an absolute-value inequality, quadratic inequalities, and system of quadratic inequalities

If you miss any of the quiz questions, you can view the parts of the videos that explain the correct answers. Entire lesson transcripts are also available if you would like to review them. All transcripts contain bold printed keywords to make you aware of concepts in which you need to focus. Our instructors and experts are happy to answer any of your questions.

Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Inequalities Objectives

The Michigan Merit Exam - Math Inequalities chapter relates to the Algebra and Functions math part of the Michigan Merit Exam. It is one section of the 4-part math portion of the exam. The test contains a total of approximately 25 multiple-choice math questions. You may also be asked to provide proof of your reasons for coming up with the answers to quadratic equations and demonstrate your knowledge of associated formulas.

8 Lessons in Chapter 15: Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Inequalities
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What is an Inequality?

1. What is an Inequality?

Deciding how to spend your money can be a tricky thing. Should you save it, invest it, or enjoy it? Learn how inequalities can help you make your decision!

Solving Linear Inequalities: Practice Problems

2. Solving Linear Inequalities: Practice Problems

Linear inequalities may look intimidating, but they're really not much different than linear equations. In this lesson, we'll practice solving a variety of linear inequalities.

How to Graph 1- and 2-Variable Inequalities

3. How to Graph 1- and 2-Variable Inequalities

So an inequality is just an equation with a less than or greater than symbol. But what is the difference between 1 and 2 variable inequalities? What does have a greater than or equal to symbol change? When do you use a number line instead of a coordinate plane? Get those answers here!

Set Notation, Compound Inequalities, and Systems of Inequalities

4. Set Notation, Compound Inequalities, and Systems of Inequalities

In this lesson, we'll explore the conditions of compound inequalities and learn how to express them using set notation and interval notation. Test you knowledge afterward with a short quiz.

The Absolute-Value Inequality: Definition & Example

5. The Absolute-Value Inequality: Definition & Example

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve absolute value inequalities. Learn how you can easily set up your problem to successfully solve your problem each and every time.

How to Solve and Graph an Absolute Value Inequality

6. How to Solve and Graph an Absolute Value Inequality

Taking two skills and combining them to make a more complicated problem is a classic tactic in mathematics. If you feel confident with absolute values and inequalities, see if you can tackle them with their powers combined here!

Graphing & Solving Quadratic Inequalities: Examples & Process

7. Graphing & Solving Quadratic Inequalities: Examples & Process

When you finish watching this video lesson, you will be able to graph and solve your own quadratic inequality. Learn what steps you need to take and what to watch for.

Graphing a System of Quadratic Inequalities: Examples & Process

8. Graphing a System of Quadratic Inequalities: Examples & Process

What is a system of quadratic inequalities? What are the steps to graphing them? Find the answers to these questions by watching this video lesson. When you finish, you will be able to graph these yourself.

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