Lesson Previews

The following lessons were created as supplements for use with Holt's California Edition of  "Algebra 1"  by Burger, Chard, Hall, Kennedy, and Leinwand shown below.  This text is one of the few on California's state list of approved textbooks for middle and high schools.  Keep in mind that these previews are pictures of the actual PowerPoint slides and they show no animation.  Please download this free PowerPoint lesson as a comparison:  Lesson 1-7 .   (Click here to download free PowerPoint viewer.)

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Chapter 1: Language of Algebra

1-1 Variables and Expressions;  1-2 Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers;  1-3 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers;  1-4 Powers and Exponents;  1-5 Roots and Irrational Numbers;  1-6 Properties of Real Numbers;  1-7 Simplifying Expressions


Chapter 2: Equations

2-1 Solving One-step Equations;  2-2 Solving Two-step Equations;  2-3 Solving Multi-step Equations;  2-4 Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides;  2-4LR&5-3LR Logical Reasoning;  2-5 Solving Proportions;  2-6 Solving Literal Equations for a Variable;  2-7 Solving Absolute Value Equations


Chapter 3: Inequalities

3-1 Graphing and Writing Inequalities;  3-2 Solving Inequalities by Adding and Subtracting;  3-3 Solving Inequalities by Multiplying and Dividing;  3-4 Solving Two-step and Multi-step Inequalities;  3-5 Solving Inequalities with Variables on Both Sides;  3-6 Solving Compound Inequalities;  3-7 Solving Absolute Value Inequalities


Chapter 4: Functions

4-1 Graphing Relationships;  4-2 Relations and Functions;  4-3 Writing Functions;  4-4 Scatter Plots and Trend Lines;  4-5 Arithmetic Sequences;  RTD - Basic Rate, Time, and Distance Problems


Chapter 5: Linear Functions

5-1 Linear Equations and Functions;  5-2 Using Intercepts;  5-3a Slope;  5-3b Using Slope to Graph Lines;  5-4 Direct Variation;  5-5 Slope-Intercept Form;  5-6 Point-Slope Form;  5-7 Slopes of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines;  MI Mixture and Investment Problems       


Chapter 6: Systems of Equations and Inequalities

6-1 Solving Systems by Graphing;  6-2 Solving Systems by Substitution;  6-3 Solving Systems by Elimination;  6-4 Solving Special Systems;  6-5a Applying Systems: RT=D, Mixture;  6-5b Applying Systems: Age, Digit;  6-6 Solving Linear Inequalities;  6-7 Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities      


Chapter 7: Exponents and Polynomials

7-1 Integer Exponents;  7-2 Powers of 10 and Scientific Notation;  7-3 Multiplication Properties of Exponents;  7-4 Division Properties of Exponents;  7-5 Fractional Exponents;  7-6 Polynomials;  7-7 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials;  7-8 Multiplying Polynomials;  7-9 Special Products of Binomials


Chapter 8: Factoring Polynomials

8-1 Factors and Greatest Common Factors;  8-2 Factoring by GCF;  8-3 Factoring x2 + bx + c;  8-4 Factoring ax2 + bx + c;  8-5 Factoring Special Products;  8-6 Choosing a Factoring Method


Chapter 9: Quadratic Equations and Functions

9-1 Quadratic Equations and Functions;  9-2 Characteristics of Quadratic Functions;  9-3 Graphing Quadratic Functions;   9-4a Solving Quadratic Equations by Graphing;  9-4b Using the Quadratic Formula;  9-5 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring;  9-6a Solving Quadratic Equations Using Square Roots;  9-6b Distance Formula;  9-7 Completing the Square;   9-8 The Quadratic Formula;  9-9 The Discriminant


Chapter 10: Rational Functions and Equations

10-1 Inverse Variation;  10-2 Rational Functions;  10-3 Simplifying Rational Expressions;  10-4 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions;  10-5 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions;  10-6 Dividing Polynomials;  10-7 Solving Rational Equations;  10-8 Applying Rational Equations


Chapter 11: Exponential and Radical Functions

11-1 Square Root Functions;  11-2a Simplifying Irrational Roots;  11-2b Simplifying Roots of Variable Expressions;  11-3 Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions;  11-4 Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions;  11-5 Solving Radical Equations;  11-6 Geometric Sequences;  11-7 Exponential Functions;  11-8 Exponential Growth and Decay;  11-9 Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models   


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