## Algebra Lesson

**This is a brief introduction to solving some simple algebra problems. Watch the video and then go through the attached worksheets before you take the final quiz given at the bottom of the page. This lesson should take you 30-40 minutes to complete. Everyone who completes the lesson and the quiz will get 20 points extra credit.**

**Instructional objectives**

**After following the lesson students will be able to:**

**Identify the constants, variables, and math signs in various equations with 100% accuracy.****Demonstrate that they recognize the two basic algebra rules by selecting the correct response in a multiple choice question with 100% accuracy. The two algebra rules are: 1) Isolate the variable on one side of the equation by removing all constants from that side of the equation. To do this perform the opposite math operation; 2) Balance the equation by performing the same math operation to the other side of the equation.****Apply the two basic algebra rules to find the unknown variable with 80% accuracy for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division equations.**

**1. Watch the video on Algebra.**

**2. Download the practice page and complete it.**

You can use the study sheet to help you with the practice page, or you can watch the video again.

After you have completed the practice page download the answer page and check your work.

You can use the study sheet to help you with the practice page, or you can watch the video again.

After you have completed the practice page download the answer page and check your work.

**3. Take the short algebra quiz.**