# Using the GED®

# Formula Sheet

# Algebraic Short Cuts

You don't have to memorize complicated mathematical processes if you've got the algebra skills necessary to use the formula sheet. Just substitute in the known values and you're off and running letting the algebra guide you.

## STEP 1: WATCH THE VIRTUAL CLASS VIDEO AND TAKE NOTES

### Make sure to note the following:

You will have a GED® formula sheet for your math test, along with a TI-30XS calculator. I recommend that you use both as you follow along with this lesson. You'll practice:

Choosing the correct formula

Substituting in the known values

Solving for the unknown variable

Using your TI-30XS calculator, rounding answers, and choosing the correct unit

Avoiding common student mistakes and GED® tricks

Do you have a question about the class video, practice, or example problems? Post a picture to our FB group for immediate assistance. Be sure to include the lesson name and level in your post.

## STEP 2: COMPLETE ONE LEVEL OF PRACTICE

This printable worksheet gives you practice using simple GED® formulas forwards (simplifying) and backwards (solving).

Use a wide variety of GED® formulas both forwards (simplifying) and backwards (solving. Watch out for GED® style tricks! (solutions)