**ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA TOPICS**

Integers and Rationals

Integers and Rationals

Ordering

Operations with signed numbers

Absolute value

Algebraic Expressions

Evaluating formulas and other algebraic expressions

Addition and subtraction of monomials and polynomials

Multiplication of monomials and polynomials

Positive rational roots and exponents

Squaring a binomial

Factoring difference of squares

Factoring ax2 + bx + c over the integers

Factoring polynomials that are not quadratics

Operations with algebraic fractions involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and

division

Division of monomials and polynomials including simplification of algebraic fractions

Equations, Inequalities, and Word Problems

Solving linear equations and inequalities

Systems of linear equations

Quadratic equations solution by factoring

Translating written phrases or sentences into algebraic expressions or equations

Solving verbal problems in an algebraic context including geometric reasoning

Graphing