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Ch 22: MTTC Elementary Education: Algebra Concepts

About This Chapter

Familiarize yourself with the algebra concepts you need to know for the MTTC Elementary Education test. You will get to review this subject matter via engaging video lessons.

MTTC Elementary Education: Algebra Concepts - Chapter Summary

This chapter will act as your guide to algebra concepts. Each lesson will outline information that you may see in questions on the MTTC Elementary Education test. These lessons include information on:

  • Solving mathematical patterns
  • Identifying variables in algebra
  • Simplifying addition expressions
  • The definitions of equations and inequalities
  • Function notation and graphing functions
  • Writing relationships as algebraic expressions
  • Combining like terms
  • Slope formulas

Let the video tags help you track down any video segments that you'd like to review again. After watching the video lessons, practice for the exam using our lesson quizzes. There is also a chapter test that you can take.

9 Lessons in Chapter 22: MTTC Elementary Education: Algebra Concepts
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Recognizing and Solving Mathematical Patterns

1. Recognizing and Solving Mathematical Patterns

Patterns show up in the world around us on a daily basis. In this lesson, we will define mathematical patterns and look at recognizing and solving these patterns. We will examine examples to solidify our understanding of this process.

What is a Variable in Algebra?

2. What is a Variable in Algebra?

Did you ever encounter something like a + b = c and wonder how all these letters snuck into a math problem? In this lesson, we'll learn about variables, as well as other parts of equations, constants and coefficients.

What is an Equation in Math? - Definition & Examples

3. What is an Equation in Math? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you'll get a refresher on number sentences. You will then learn what equations are and how they can be useful in finding out missing information.

What is an Inequality?

4. 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!

Expressing Relationships as Algebraic Expressions

5. Expressing Relationships as Algebraic Expressions

What do you do when you don't know what a number is but you do know how it relates to something else? You use an algebraic expression. In this lesson, we'll learn how to express relationships as algebraic expressions.

Evaluating Simple Algebraic Expressions

6. Evaluating Simple Algebraic Expressions

In this lesson, we'll learn how to evaluate algebraic expressions, which involves substituting numbers for variables and following the order of operations. By the end of the lesson, you'll be an algebraic expression expert.

Combining Like Terms in Algebraic Expressions

7. Combining Like Terms in Algebraic Expressions

When you have an algebraic expression that's much too long, it would be great if you could simplify it. That's when knowing how to combine like terms comes in. In this lesson, we'll learn the process of combining like terms and practice simplifying expressions.

Graphing Basic Functions

8. Graphing Basic Functions

Graphs are just like maps - when you know the language! Review how locations have x and y coordinates similar to latitude and longitude, and how to plot points in the Cartesian plane.

What is Slope? - Definition & Formulas

9. What is Slope? - Definition & Formulas

The slope is a measure of the steepness of a line, or a section of a line, connecting two points. In this lesson, you will use several different formulas for slope and learn how those formulas relate to the steepness of a line.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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