# Ch 4: Overview of Basic Algebra

Refresh your understanding of basic algebra with help from the lessons in this engaging chapter. This comprehensive study guide is comprised of user-friendly video and text lessons that clearly outline these math concepts so you can prepare for a test or finish your homework.

## Overview of Basic Algebra - Chapter Summary

In this informative chapter, our instructors provide an overview of basic algebra. Topics covered in these interesting lessons include adding and subtracting rational numbers and simplifying and expanding algebraic expressions. You'll also see how to translate words to algebraic expressions. After completing this chapter, you should be ready to:

• Explain what a linear equation is
• Discuss standard form and intercepts of linear equations and to graph them
• Define point-slope form
• Write and solve a linear equation correctly
• Graph linear inequalities
• Complete practice linear inequality problems
• Solve systems of linear equations in two variables

In this chapter, you'll find mobile-friendly resources that have been written by expert instructors to help you fully understand these math concepts. You can either watch an entire video lesson for review or skip to a specific section using the video tabs feature in the Timeline. As a great way to prepare for a test, take the lesson quizzes and chapter test to see how well you've understood this material.

11 Lessons in Chapter 4: Overview of Basic Algebra
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Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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