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  • n. A class in school taken before algebra to help students prepare for algebra.
  • n. A particular form of Lie algebra

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  • Well, the math I'm teaching is call "prealgebra," and they have to come up to speed before they can take a college level course.

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  • What Mr. Schmidt found was that the learning gains were greatest for students who moved from either a general math class or a prealgebra class into a full-blown algebra class.

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  • An 8th grade algebra class, in other words, might be matched with a 7th grade prealgebra class, or a 7th grade general-math class paired with an 8th grade prealgebra or general-math class in which students had similar achievement levels.

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  • Lure of the Labyrinth is a new Web-based prealgebra game aimed at middle school students.

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  • Learning Games to Go initiative, which aims to create learning games that support students 'prealgebra and reading skills, the game is aligned with Maryland State Voluntary Curriculum standards as well as national standards.

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  • Similarly, for a new Web-based prealgebra game aimed at middle school students called

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  • The game addresses three prealgebra topics-proportions, variables and equations, and numbers and operations-and the students must complete three puzzles, which are designed to enforce the concepts behind the topics, in order to move on.

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  • It is intended for students who (1) have had a previous course in prealgebra, (2) wish to meet the prerequisite of a higher level course such as elementary algebra, and (3) need to review fundamental mathematical concepts and techniques.

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  • Fundamentals of Mathematics is a work text that covers the traditional topics studied in a modern prealgebra course, as well as topics of estimation, elementary analytic geometry, and introductory algebra.

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  • Reichelt-Bernier has taught seventh-grade mathematics, prealgebra, reading and history, and eighth-grade science, American history and reading, Agostine said.

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