# Algebra Book 1: Straight Forward Math Series (Large Edition)                Algebra Book 1: Straight Forward Math Series (Large Edition)

Interest Level: N/A

Topics include: Distributive Law; Linear Equations; Exponential Properties; Polynomials; Factoring Polynomials. Practice, review, and testing included. An answer key is included in this 96-page book.

CHAPTER 1:  Pre-Algebra Review
Commutative Property
Associative Property
Identity Property of Multiplication
Opposites
Subtraction with Negative Numbers
Multiplication & Division with Negative Numbers
Order of Operations

CHAPTER 2:  Distributive Law
Operations, Expressions, Terms, Like Terms
Collecting Like Terms
Distributive Law in General
Invisible Negative One
Distributing the Negative Sign
Simplifying Expressions Containing Parentheses

CHAPTER 3:  Linear Equations
Evaluating an Expression
Linear Equations in One Variable & Solutions
Solving Equations with the Addition Principle
Solving Equations with the Multiplication Principle
Solving Equations Using Addition & Multiplication Principles
Solving Equations Containing Fractions

CHAPTER 4:  Number Lines
Number Lines
Inequalities
Symbols
Solving Inequalities

REVIEW:  Chapters 2 - 4

CHAPTER 5:  Properties of Exponents
Factors & Fractions
Exponential Expressions
Invisible One Exponent
Product Rule
Power Rule
Quotient Rule
Parentheses Raised to a Power
Negative Exponents
Zero Exponent Rule
Summary of Exponent Rules
Exponent Rules Applied to Negative & Zero Exponents

CHAPTER 6:  Polynomials
Degree & Order
Types of Polynomials
Polynomials with Like Terms
Multiplying Polynomials Together
Multiplying a Binomial by a Binomial:  FOIL
Difference of Squares
Square of a Binomial

CHAPTER 7:  Factoring Polynomials
Factors & Products
Missing Factors & the Distributive Law
Factoring Out the Greatest Common Factor
Factoring Polynomials Which Have Four Terms
Factoring Trinomials
Factoring Binomials
Summary of Factoring Polynomials
Second Degree Equations

REVIEW:  Chapters 5 - 7

CUMULATIVE REVIEW:  Chapters 2 - 7