PreAlgebra Products

Includes everything you need for a successful experience with PreAlgebra:

  • Instruction Manual with complete solutions
  • Instruction DVD
  • Student Workbook
  • Tests booklet
  • Integer Block Kit
  • Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit
  • Lifetime access to our PreAlgebra Digital Pack

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The PreAlgebra Student Pack contains the Student Workbook with lesson-by-lesson worksheets, review pages, and honors pages. It also includes the PreAlgebra Tests.

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For customers who have the required Integer Block Kit but need the Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit, this Set includes PreAlgebra:

  • Instruction Manual with complete solutions
  • Instruction DVD
  • Student Workbook
  • Tests booklet
  • Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit
  • Lifetime access to our PreAlgebra Digital Pack

The PreAlgebra Instruction Pack contains the instruction manual with lesson-by-lesson instructions and detailed solutions, and the DVD with lesson-by-lesson video instruction.

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For customers who already have the required Integer Block Kit and Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit, this Set includes PreAlgebra:

  • Instruction Manual with complete solutions
  • Instruction DVD
  • Student Workbook
  • Tests booklet
  • Lifetime access to our PreAlgebra Digital Pack

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Lifetime access to Pre Algebra streaming instruction videos and online Instruction Manual, lesson solutions, Skip Count Songs MP3s and Songbook PDFs, and other online resources from any browser. You’ll also have access to the Math-U-See Digital Manipulatives. You will be sent Access instructions once your pack has been set up. Note: Digital Packs do not include Student Workbook or Tests.

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This 133-piece manipulative block set is the only one you’ll need for all levels of Math-U-See, from Primer through Algebra 1; includes 20 ones and tens, 13 fives, and 10 each of twos, threes, fours, sixes, sevens, eights, nines, and hundreds blocks, plus the Decimal Street™/Block Clock poster. The durable cardboard storage box doubles as a carrying case while keeping blocks tidy and simplifying clean up.

Note: While it’s fun to build with our Manipulatives, please remember that they contain small parts and are not toys. We recommend them for children ages 4 and above.

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Pre-Algebra

Negative numbers, order of operations, solving for the unknown, and other topics.

Major Concepts and Skills Include:

  • Fluently adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing positive and negative numbers
  • Understanding and simplifying exponents
  • Using properties of operations, order of operations, and absolute value
  • Expanding understanding of place value
  • Evaluating radicals
  • Identifying the least common multiple and greatest common factor

Additional Concepts and Skills:

  • Using the Pythagorean theorem to identify triangle attributes
  • Transforming temperatures between Celsius and Fahrenheit
  • Understanding and computing surface area and volume
  • Adding and subtracting time using both 12-hour and military notation
  • Adding and multiplying polynomials
  • Identifying rational and irrational numbers

Table of Contents:

  • Negative Numbers: Addition
  • Negative Numbers: Subtraction
  • Negative Numbers: Multiplication
  • Negative Numbers: Division
  • Whole Numbers
  • Integers
  • Number Line
  • Exponents
  • Place Value
  • Expanded and Exponential Notation
  • Negative Numbers: Exponents
  • Roots and Radicals
  • Solve for an Unknown with Additive Inverse
  • Pythagorean Theorem
  • Associative Property
  • Commutative Property
  • Distributive Property
  • Solve for an Unknown with Multiplicative Inverse
  • Solve for an Unknown with Order of Operations
  • Surface Area of a Solid
  • Transform Celsius to Fahrenheit
  • Transform Fahrenheit to Celsius
  • Absolute Value
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Similar Polygons
  • Prime Factorization
  • Least Common Multiple
  • Greatest Common Factor
  • Polynomials: Addition
  • Volume of a Cylinder
  • Polynomials: Multiplication
  • Adding and Subtracting Time
  • Same Difference Theorem
  • Volume of a Cone and a Pyramid
  • Military Time: Addition and Subtraction
  • Measurement: Addition and Subtraction
  • Irrational Numbers
  • Square Root Formula
  • Real Numbers
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Pre-Algebra Digital PackLifetime access to Pre-Algebra streaming instruction videos and online Instruction Manual, lesson and test solutions, and other online resources from any browser. You'll also have access to the Math-U-See Digital Manipulatives. Digital Access information will be sent in a separate email once the order has been processed. Note: Digital Packs do not include Student Workbook or Tests.$65.50

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Pre-Algebra Instruction PackThe Pre-Algebra Instruction Pack contains the instruction manual with lesson-by-lesson instructions and detailed solutions, and the DVD with lesson-by-lesson video instruction.$105.95

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Pre-Algebra Student PackThe Pre-Algebra Student Pack contains the Student Workbook with lesson-by-lesson worksheets, review pages, and honors pages. It also includes the Pre-Algebra Tests.$68.50

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Pre-Algebra Level Up Base SetFor customers who already have the required Integer Block Kit and Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit, this Set includes Pre-Algebra:
  • Instruction Manual with complete solutions
  • Instruction DVD
  • Student Workbook
  • Tests booklet
  • Lifetime access to our Pre-Algebra Digital Pack
$151.00

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Pre-Algebra Level Up SetFor customers who have the required Integer Block Kit but need the Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit, this Set includes Pre-Algebra:
  • Instruction Manual with complete solutions
  • Instruction DVD
  • Student Workbook
  • Tests booklet
  • Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit
  • Lifetime access to our Pre-Algebra Digital Pack
$194.95

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Pre-Algebra Universal SetIncludes everything you need for a successful experience with Pre-Algebra:
  • Instruction Manual with complete solutions
  • Instruction DVD
  • Student Workbook
  • Tests booklet
  • Integer Block Kit
  • Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit
  • Lifetime access to our Pre-Algebra Digital Pack
$293.00

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Pre-Algebra

Negative Numbers, Order of Operations, Solving for the Unknown, and Other Topics

Pre-Algebra teaches basic rules of solving equations using the associative, commutative, and other properties. Simple operations with polynomials are demonstrated with place-value blocks for conceptual understanding before being taught conventionally. Geometry concepts include surface area, volume, and the Pythagorean theorem.

What do I need?

To successfully complete the Pre-Algebra level, you will need:

  • Instruction Manual — includes detailed instructions and solutions
  • Instructional lesson videos — on DVDs and streaming within the Pre-Algebra Digital Pack
  • Student Workbook — includes Lesson Practice, Systematic Review, and Application and Enrichment worksheets
  • Tests booklet
  • Integer Block Kit
  • Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit

Browse our sets to find the best fit for your needs.

What concepts are taught in Pre-Algebra?

Major Concepts and Skills Include:
Additional Concepts and Skills:

Lessons contained in Pre-Algebra

Lesson 3: Negative Numbers, Multiplication

Use Math-U-See’s four step approach and try out an example lesson from the Pre-Algebra level.

Step 1: Watch the video and review the material in the sample PDF below.
Step 2: Present the concept to your child using the build, write and say method.
Step 3: Have your student practice the concept using the sample PDF below.
Step 4: Evaluate their level of mastery and if ready move on to the next lesson.

Each lessons A, B, and C pages are used to teach the current lessons concept. The lettered lesson pages that come after those are for systematic review. These review pages may not be necessary for your child to fully complete, they should be used to practice the concepts they have not yet mastered or to review the concepts they have.

Still Unsure? Have your child take one of our Placement Assessments to see if this is the right level for them!

Pre-Algebra Sets

Includes everything you need for a successful experience with Pre-Algebra:
  • Instruction Manual with complete solutions
  • Instruction DVD
  • Student Workbook
  • Tests booklet
  • Integer Block Kit
  • Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit
  • Lifetime access to our Pre-Algebra Digital Pack
For customers who have the required Integer Block Kit but need the Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit, this Set includes Pre-Algebra:
  • Instruction Manual with complete solutions
  • Instruction DVD
  • Student Workbook
  • Tests booklet
  • Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit
  • Lifetime access to our Pre-Algebra Digital Pack
For customers who already have the required Integer Block Kit and Algebra/Decimal Insert Kit, this Set includes Pre-Algebra:
  • Instruction Manual with complete solutions
  • Instruction DVD
  • Student Workbook
  • Tests booklet
  • Lifetime access to our Pre-Algebra Digital Pack

Pre-Algebra Individual Items

All of our Math-U-See books are the Canadian Edition and we are the only authorized retailer in Canada able to offer it.

The Pre-Algebra Student Pack contains the Student Workbook with lesson-by-lesson worksheets, review pages, and honors pages. It also includes the Pre-Algebra Tests.
The Pre-Algebra Instruction Pack contains the instruction manual with lesson-by-lesson instructions and detailed solutions, and the DVD with lesson-by-lesson video instruction.
Lifetime access to Pre-Algebra streaming instruction videos and online Instruction Manual, lesson and test solutions, and other online resources from any browser. You’ll also have access to the Math-U-See Digital Manipulatives. Digital Access information will be sent in a separate email once the order has been processed. Note: Digital Packs do not include Student Workbook or Tests.
Used with the Integer Block Kit to teach advanced decimal and algebra concepts in Zeta, Pre-Algebra, and Algebra 1, this Kit includes 20 red hundredths blocks; 4 red snap-in squares; 4 green snap-in squares; 15 blue snap-in strips; and 15 gray snap-in strips.   Note: While it’s fun to build with our Manipulatives, please remember that they contain small parts and are not toys. We recommend them for children ages 4 and above.
This 133-piece manipulative block set is the only one you’ll need for all levels of Math-U-See, from Primerthrough Algebra 1; includes 20 ones and tens, 13 fives, and 10 each of twos, threes, fours, sixes, sevens, eights, nines, and hundreds blocks, plus the Decimal Street™/Block Clock poster. The durable cardboard storage box doubles as a carrying case while keeping blocks tidy and simplifying clean up. Note: While it’s fun to build with our Manipulatives, please remember that they contain small parts and are not toys. We recommend them for children ages 4 and above.

Note about the Canadian Edition: MathCanada is the only authorized distributor for the Canadian Edition of Math-U-See. Every Math-U-See book we sell will be the Canadian Edition. If you are purchasing your books from another vendor, unless they are used, will be the US version which does not contain Canadian content such as the metric system or Canadian money.