# Ch 18: Illinois TAP Math: Algebra

Let us help you develop your algebra skills and use them to solve algebraic equations. Video lessons and self-assessment quizzes will help you learn to express algebraic concepts and meet with success on the TAP algebra exam.

## Illinois TAP Math: Algebra - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will help you gain the knowledge you'll need to solve the algebra questions on the mathematics portion of the Illinois TAP - Test of Academic Proficiency exam. You'll learn about graphs and how to create them, as well as inequalities and various types of equations. The video lessons cover:

• Parts of a graph
• Variables in algebra
• Expressing relationships as algebraic expressions
• Linear equations
• Intercepts, standard form and graphing linear equations
• Equations of a line using point-slope formula
• Abstract algebraic examples and going from a graph to a rule
• Writing a linear equations
• Understanding and using a system of equations
• Inequalities and graphing 1- and 2-variable inequalities
• Solving equations on a scientific calculator
• Solving word problems with 1 or 2 variables

These lessons will give you an understanding of concepts such as linear equations, systems of equations and graphs. You'll learn how to use this knowledge to express algebraic functions. Mastering skills such as finding the value of an unknown in an equation will prepare you for the test, and the video lessons and accompanying self-assessment quizzes make learning enjoyable.

### Objectives of the Illinois TAP Math: Algebra Course

Passing the TAP test is required in order to obtain a license to teach in Illinois. The TAP consists of three parts with a total of 170 questions, plus a writing section. Each of these sections is scored separately, and licensing candidates must pass each one. The algebra questions are part of the mathematics portion of the test, which contains 50 multiple choice questions.

17 Lessons in Chapter 18: Illinois TAP Math: Algebra
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