# Pre-Algebra

## 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

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

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.

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

Lifetime access to *Primer* 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. Access begins at time of online purchase or redemption of access code. Note: Digital Packs do not include Student Workbook or Tests.

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.*

# 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

## Sample Lesson

## Explore Pre-Algebra's Scope and Sequence

### 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