# Ch 32: THEA Test: Principles of Algebra

Increase your chances of success on the THEA test in Texas by exploring the short videos in this chapter. Refresh your knowledge of the principles of algebra to prepare for questions in the mathematics section of the exam.

## THEA Test: Principles of Algebra - Chapter Summary

Getting reacquainted with the principles of algebra might feel overwhelming if you haven't reviewed this subject area in months or years. To ease the process of revisiting these concepts, watch this chapter's lessons that prepare you for:

• Identifying algebra vocabulary terms
• Defining a variable in algebra
• Understanding why we distribute in algebra
• Knowing the differences between distributing first and adding first
• Examining how to distribute positive and negative signs
• Practicing how to simplify algebraic expressions with negative signs
• Analyzing how to distribute algebraic expressions with numbers and variables

You can use the lessons in this chapter to create or add to an existing study guide related to algebra or mathematics. Watch the videos in any order and revisit them often until you feel you've absorbed the principles of algebra.

### THEA Test: Principles of Algebra Objectives

The THEA test gauges your comprehension of reading, writing and math to ensure you're prepared to perform at a freshman level at a Texas public college or university. This chapter prepares you to answer questions in the math section of the test, which consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and requires a minimum passing score of 230.

To boost your confidence as you study for the test, review the lessons in this chapter in their video or transcript format. You can test your understanding of lesson concepts by taking short self-assessment quizzes that feature questions formatted similarly to those on the test. If you want to reinforce all of the lessons in this chapter, take the more in-depth practice chapter 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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