# Unit 1: Algebra Essentials

# X Marks the Spot

Are your algebra skills holding you back from getting your GED? You will see algebra all over the GED- from simplifying algebraic expressions to solving inequalities- it’s bound to come up in many contexts. This unit will build your algebra skills so you’re ready.

# Get Ready!

Grab your TI-30XS Multi-view calculator to be fully prepared for this unit.

## ALGEBRA LESSONS

### Work through each of these lessons- watching the class videos, taking notes, and completing at least one of the related practices- to boost your algebra skills for the big day.

Lesson 1: **Intro to Algebra**

Lesson 2: **Solving ****2****-Step Equations**

Lesson 3: **Evaluat****ing**** Expressions**

Lesson 4: **Intro to GED Formula Sheet**

Lesson 5: **Multiplying Expressions**

Lesson 6: **Combining Like Terms**

Lesson 7: **Distribution**

Review: **Simplifying Expressions**

Review: **Simplifying or Solving?**

Lesson 9: **Solving Multi-step Equations**

Lesson 10: **Solving Proportion Problems**

Lesson 11: **Using the Formula Sheet**

Lesson 12: **Intro to Inequalities**

Lesson 13: **Solving Multi-Step Inequalities**

Lesson 14: **Writing Algebraic Expressions**

Lesson 15: **Writing Algebraic Equations**

Lesson 16: **Writing Inequalities**