Sue Glascoe's
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Algebra Topics
*link to Arithmetic Topics
simplify  functions  radicals  complex numbers  applications 
solve  polynomials  rationals  logarithms and exponentials  graphing 
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SIMPLIFY  
arithmetic order of operations (simplify) EX 1  Livescribe  .pencast file  
simplifying algebraic expressions  Livescribe  .pencast file  
evaluating algebraic expressions EX 1  Livescribe  
evaluating algebraic expression EX 2  .pencast file  
evaluating algebraic expression EX 3  .pencast file  
commutative property  Livescribe  
distributive property  Livescribe  
associative property  Livescribe  
simplifying fractions/rational expressions EX 1  Livescribe  
simplifying fractions/rational expressions EX 2  Livescribe  
simplifying fractions/rational expressions EX 3 (opposites)  Livescribe  
simplifying complex fractions EX 1  Livescribe  
simplifying negative exponents EX 1  Livescribe  
simplifying negative exponents EX 2  Livescribe  
simplifying negative exponents EX 3  Livescribe  
simplifying negative exponents EX 4  Livescribe  
simplifying negative exponents EX 5  Livescribe  
simplifying negative exponents EX 6  Livescribe  
simplifying negative exponents EX 7  Livescribe  
simplifying scientific notation EX 1  Livescribe  
simplifying scientific notation EX 2  Livescribe  
simplifying rational exponents EX 1  Livescribe  
simplifying rational exponents EX 2  Livescribe  
simplifying rational exponents EX 3  Livescribe  
simplifying radicals EX 1  Livescribe  
simplifying radicals EX 2  Livescribe  
simplifying radicals EX 3  Livescribe  
simplifying radicals EX 4  Livescribe  
simplifying radicals EX 5  Livescribe  
simplifying radicals EX 6  Livescribe  
simplifying radicals EX 7  Livescribe  
adding radicals EX 1  Livescribe  
multiplying cube roots EX1  Livescribe  
SOLVE  
solving formulas for a given variable EX 1  Livescribe  
solving formulas for a given variable EX 2  Livescribe  
solving formulas for a given variable EX 3  Livescribe  
solving linear equations (w/ fractions) EX1  Livescribe  
solving linear equations (w/ fractions) EX2  Livescribe  
solving linear equations (w/ fractions) EX3  Livescribe  
solving linear equations (w/ fractions) EX4  Livescribe  
solving linear inequalities EX1  Livescribe  
solving linear inequalities EX2  Livescribe  
solving compound linear inequalities EX1  Livescribe  
solving compound linear inequalities EX2  Livescribe  
solving absolute value equations EX1 
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solving absolute value equations EX2  Livescribe  
solving absolute value equations EX3  Livescribe  
solving absolute value equations EX4  Livescribe  
solving absolute value inequalities EX1 (introduction)  Livescribe  
solving absolute value inequalities EX2  Livescribe  
solving absolute value inequalities EX3  Livescribe  
solving absolute value inequalities EX4  Livescribe  
solving absolute value inequalities EX5  Livescribe  
solving rational equations EX1  Livescribe  
solving rational equations EX2  Livescribe  
solving rational equations EX3  Livescribe  
solving rational equations EX4  Livescribe  
solving rational inequalities EX 1  Livescribe  .pencast file 

solving rational inequalities EX 2  Livescribe  .pencast file  
solving rational inequalities EX 3  Livescribe  
solving polynomial equations EX 1 (by factoring)  Livescribe  
solving polynomial equations EX 2 (by factoring)  Livescribe  
solving polynomial equations EX 3 (by factoring)  Livescribe  
solving polynomial equations EX 4 (by factoring)  Livescribe  
solving polynomial equations EX 5 (by factoring)  Livescribe  
solving polynomial equations EX 6 (using synthetic division)  Livescribe  
solving polynomial equations EX 7 (using synthetic division)  Livescribe  
solving polynomial inequalities EX 1  Livescribe  
solving polynomial inequalities EX 2  Livescribe  .pencast file  
solving polynomial inequalities EX 3  Livescribe  
solving polynomial inequalities EX 4  Livescribe  
solving polynomial inequalities EX 5  Livescribe  
solving polynomial inequalities vs. rational inequalities  Livescribe  
solving radical equations EX 1  Livescribe  
solving radical equations EX 2  Livescribe  
solving radical equations EX 3  Livescribe  
solving radical equations EX 4  Livescribe  
solving radical equations EX 5  Livescribe  
solving radical equations EX 6  Livescribe  
solving systems of linear equations EX1 (addition/elimination method)  Livescribe  
solving systems of linear equations EX2 (by substitution)  Livescribe  
solving systems of linear equations EX3 (by substitution)  Livescribe  
solving systems of linear equations EX4 (addition/elimination method)  Livescribe  
solving systems of linear equations EX5 (addition w/fractions)  Livescribe  
solving systems of linear equations EX6 (by substitution)  Livescribe  
solving systems of linear inequalities EX1  Livescribe  
solving systems of linear inequalities EX2  Livescribe  
solving systems of linear inequalities EX3  Livescribe  
solving quadratics  square root method EX1  Livescribe  
solving quadratics  square root method EX2  Livescribe  
solving quadratics  square root method EX3  Livescribe  
solving quadratics  square root method EX4  Livescribe  
solving quadratics  square root method EX5  Livescribe  
solving quadratics  square root method EX6  Livescribe  
solving quadratics by completing the square EX 1  Livescribe  
solving quadratics by completing the square EX 2  Livescribe  
solving quadratics by completing the square EX 3  Livescribe  
solving quadratics by completing the square EX 4  Livescribe  
solving quadratics by completing the square EX 5  Livescribe  
solving quadratics by completing the square EX 6  Livescribe  
solving quadratics by completing the square EX 7  Livescribe  
solving using usubstitution (looks quadratic) EX 1  Livescribe  
solving using usubstitution (looks quadratic) EX 2  Livescribe  
solving using usubstitution (looks quadratic) EX 3  Livescribe  
solving using usubstitution (looks quadratic) EX 4  Livescribe  
solving using usubstitution (looks quadratic) EX 5  Livescribe  
solving exponentials EX 1  Livescribe  
solving exponentials EX 2  Livescribe  
solving logs (1 log) EX 1  Livescribe  
solving logs (2 logs) EX 2  Livescribe  
solving logs (2 logs) EX 3  Livescribe  
solving logs (many logs) EX 4  Livescribe  
solving natural logarithm equations  Livescribe  .pencast file  
FUNCTIONS  
function notation EX1  Livescribe  
function notation EX2  Livescribe  
function notation EX3  Livescribe  
function domain and range EX1  Livescribe  
function domain EX2  Livescribe  
find and interpret the value of a function EX1  Livescribe  
find and interpret the value of a function EX2  Livescribe  
review of functions EX 1  Livescribe  
composition of functions EX 1  Livescribe  .pencast file  
composition of functions EX 2  Livescribe  .pencast file  
verifying inverse functions algebraically  Livescribe  
finding the inverse of a function graphically EX 1  Livescribe  
one to one and inverse functions  Livescribe  
POLYNOMIALS  
classifying polynomials EX 1  Livescribe  
evaluating polynomials EX 1  Livescribe  
interpreting a polynomial value EX 1  Livescribe  
adding polynomials EX1  Livescribe  
subtracting polynomials EX1  Livescribe  
application of polynomials EX1  Livescribe  
multiplying polynomials EX 1  Livescribe  
multiplying polynomials EX 2  Livescribe  
multiplying polynomials vertically  Livescribe  
multiplying polynomials EX 3 (conjugates)  Livescribe  
multiplying polynomials EX 4 (binomial squares)  Livescribe  
dividing using long division with numbers vs. polynomials  Livescribe  
dividing polynomials EX 1 (long division) 
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dividing polynomials EX 2 (long division) 
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dividing polynomials EX 3 (long division) 
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dividing polynomials EX 4 (long division) 
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dividing polynomials EX 5 (long division vs. synthetic division)  Livescribe  
dividing polynomials EX 4 
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dividing polynomials EX 5 (synthetic division) 
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dividing polynomials EX 6 (synthetic division) 
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dividing polynomials EX 7 (synthetic division) 
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factor versus simplify polynomials EX 1  Livescribe  
factor versus simplify polynomials EX 2  Livescribe  .pencast file  
factor versus simplify polynomials EX 3  Livescribe  .pencast file  
factoring polynomials GCF EX 1  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials GCF EX 2  .pencast file  
factoring polynomials GCF EX 3  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials GCF EX 4  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials GCF EX 5  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials GCF EX 6  Livescribe  .pencast file  
factoring polynomials by grouping (pairs) EX 1  .pencast file 

factoring polynomials by grouping (pairs) EX 2  Livescribe  .pencast file  
factoring polynomials by grouping (pairs) EX 3  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials by grouping (pairs) EX 4  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials three terms EX1  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials three terms EX2  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials three terms EX3  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials three terms EX4  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials sum of cubes EX 1  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials sum of cubes EX 2  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials sum of cubes EX 3  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials difference of cubes EX 1  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials difference of cubes EX 2  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials difference of squares EX1  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials difference of squares EX2  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials 4 terms  difference of squares EX 1  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials 4 terms  difference of squares EX 2  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials 4 terms  difference of squares EX 3  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials general factoring EX 1  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials general factoring EX 2  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials general factoring EX 3  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials general factoring EX 4  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials general factoring EX 5  Livescribe  
factoring polynomials general factoring EX 6  Livescribe  
polynomial Remainder Theorem EX 1  Livescribe  
polynomial Remainder Theorem EX 2  Livescribe  
RADICALS  
adding radical expressions EX 1  Livescribe  
adding radical expressions EX 2  Livescribe  
multiplying radical expressions EX1  Livescribe  
multiplying radical expressions EX2  Livescribe  
simplifying radical expressions EX1  Livescribe  
factoring expressions with fractional exponenents  Livescribe  
RATIONALS  
adding rational expressions EX1  Livescribe  
adding rational expressions EX2  Livescribe  
subtracting rational expressions EX1  Livescribe  
finding the LCD of two rational expressions EX1  Livescribe  
finding the LCD of two rational expressions EX2  Livescribe  
Adding/subtracting rational expressions w/out a common denominator EX1  Livescribe  
Adding/subtracting rational expressions w/out a common denominator EX2  Livescribe  
Adding/subtracting rational expressions w/out a common denominator EX3  Livescribe  
Adding/subtracting rational expressions w/out a common denominator EX4  Livescribe  
multiplying rational expressions EX1  Livescribe  
multiplying rational expressions EX2  Livescribe  .pencast file  
dividing rational expressions EX 1  Livescribe  
dividing rational expressions EX 2  Livescribe  .pencast file  
simplifying complex fractions (rational expressions) EX1  Livescribe  
simplifying complex fractions (rational expressions) EX2  Livescribe  
simplifying complex fractions (rational expressions) EX3  Livescribe  
COMPLEX NUMBERS  
intro to complex numbers  Livescribe  
powers of i (complex numbers) part 1  Livescribe  
powers of i (complex numbers) part 2  Livescribe  
adding/subtracting complex numbers EX 1  Livescribe  
multipying complex numbers EX 1  Livescribe  
dividing complex numbers EX 1  Livescribe  
LOGARITHMS AND EXPONENTIALS  
showing logarithms and exponentials are inverse functions  Livescribe  
converting between logarithmic and exponential forms EX 1  Livescribe  
converting between logarithmic and exponential forms EX 2  Livescribe  
evaluating logarithms (without a calculator) EX 1  Livescribe  
evaluating logarithms (without a calculator) EX 2  Livescribe  
common logarithms  Livescribe  
natural logarithms  Livescribe  
common and natural logarithms  Livescribe  
writing as a single logarithm EX 1  Livescribe  
expanding logarithms completely  Livescribe  
change of base formula for logarithms EX 1  Livescribe  
APPLICATIONS  
applications of linear inequalities EX1  Livescribe  
applications of compound linear inequalities EX1  Livescribe  
applications of exponentials EX 1 (pop Jap)  Livescribe  .pencast file  
applications of exponentials EX 2 (pop US)  Livescribe  .pencast file  
applications of exponentials EX3 (population)  Livescribe  
applications of exponentials: continuous growth EX 4  Livescribe  
applications of exponentials: compound interest EX 1  Livescribe  
applications: solving a system of linear equations  Livescribe  
applications: solving polynomials EX 1  Livescribe  
applications: solving polynomials EX 2  Livescribe  
application: completing the square  Livescribe  
application: literal equations  Livescribe  
application: percent decrease (linear equation)  .pencast file  
application: motion  Livescribe  
application: motion EX 1  Livescribe  .pencast file  
application: motion EX 2  Livescribe  .pencast file  
application: motion EX 3  Livescribe  .pencast file  
application: motion EX 4  Livescribe  
application: Work problem EX1  Livescribe  
application: supply and demand (linear equation)  Livescribe  .pencast file  
application: direct variation EX 1  Livescribe  
application: direct variation EX 2  Livescribe  
application: inverse variation EX 1  Livescribe  
application: inverse variation EX 2  Livescribe  
application: joint variation EX 1  Livescribe  
application: min/max EX 1  Livescribe  
GRAPHING  
graphing: finding the slope between two points  Livescribe  
graphing: using the slope as "grade"  Livescribe  
graphing lines by plotting points  Livescribe  
graphing lines using the slope intercept form  Livescribe  
graphing horizontal and vertical lines  Livescribe  
intro to graphing polynomials  Livescribe  
graphing exponentials and logarithms EX1  Livescribe  
graphing parabolas EX1  Livescribe  
graphing parabolas EX2  Livescribe  
finding the vertex form of parabolas EX 1  Livescribe  
finding the vertex form of parabolas EX 2  Livescribe  
finding the vertex form of parabolas EX 3  Livescribe  
finding the domain of functions  Livescribe  