# McGraw-Hill Education Algebra I Review and Workbook

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## Book Preface

This review guide and workbook will help you strengthen your Algebra I knowledge, and it will enable you to develop new math skills to excel in your high school classwork and on standardized tests. Clear and concise explanations will walk you step by step through each essential math concept. 500 practical review questions, in turn, provide extensive opportunities for you to practice your new skills. If you are looking for material based on national or state standards, this book is your ideal study tool!

Features:

• Aligned to national standards, including the Common Core State Standards, as well as the standards of non-Common Core states and Canada
• Designed to help you excel in the classroom and on standardized tests
• Concise, clear explanations offer step-by-step instruction so you can easily grasp key concepts
• You will learn how to apply Algebra I to practical situations
• 500 review questions provide extensive opportunities for you to practice what you’ve learned

Contents
CHAPTER 1
Understanding the Real Numbers
Classifying Real Numbers
Rational and Irrational Roots
CHAPTER 2
Properties of the Real Numbers
Commutative and Associative Properties
Identity and Inverse Properties
Distributive Property
Zero Factor Property
CHAPTER 3
The Number Line and Comparing Numbers
The Number Line
Comparing Numbers
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CHAPTER 4
Absolute Value
Determining Absolute Value
Properties of Absolute Value
CHAPTER 5
Performing Operations with Real Numbers
(Algebraic) Addition and Subtraction of Real Numbers
(Algebraic) Multiplication and Division Rules for Real (Signed) Numbers
CHAPTER 6
Exponents
Positive Integer Exponents
Zero and Negative Integer Exponents
Rules for Negative Exponents
Unit Fraction and Rational Exponents
Rules for Exponents
CHAPTER 7
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Product and Quotient Rules for Radicals
CHAPTER 8
Order of Operations
Grouping Symbols
Order of Operations
CHAPTER 9
Algebraic Expressions and Formulas
Algebraic Expressions
Formulas
CHAPTER 10
Polynomial Terminology
Monomials
One-Variable Polynomials
CHAPTER 11
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CHAPTER 12
Multiplying Polynomials
Multiplying Monomials
Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial
Multiplying Binomials
Multiplying Two Polynomials
Special Products
CHAPTER 13
Simplifying Polynomial Expressions
Removing Parentheses by Addition or Subtraction
Removing Parentheses by Multiplication or Raising to a Power
CHAPTER 14
Dividing Polynomials
Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial
Dividing a Polynomial by a Polynomial
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CHAPTER 15
Factoring Polynomials
Factoring Out the Greatest Common Factor
Factoring the Difference of Two Squares
Factoring Perfect Trinomial Squares
Factoring the Sum and the Difference of Two Cubes
Factoring General Trinomials
CHAPTER 16
Fundamental Concepts of Rational Expressions
Definition of a Rational Expression
Reducing Rational Expressions
Building Up the Denominator of a Rational Expression
CHAPTER 17
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
Multiplying Rational Expressions
Dividing Rational Expressions
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CHAPTER 18
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions, Like Denominators
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions, Unlike Denominators
CHAPTER 19
Simplifying Complex Fractions
Writing Complex Fractions as Division Problems to Simplify
Using the LCD to Simplify a Complex Fraction
CHAPTER 20
One-Variable Linear Equations and Inequalities
Basic Concepts
Solving One-Variable Linear Equations
Solving Linear Equations with Two or More Variables for a Specific
Variable
Solving One-Variable Linear Inequalities
CHAPTER 21
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Basic Concepts
Solving Quadratic Equations of the Form ax
2 + c = 0
Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
CHAPTER 22
The Cartesian Coordinate Plane
The Coordinate Plane and Ordered Pairs
CHAPTER 23
Formulas for the Coordinate Plane
Distance Formula
Midpoint Formula
Slope Formula
Rise and Run
CHAPTER 24
Graphing Lines in the Plane
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Graphing y = mx + b
Graphing Ax + By = C
CHAPTER 25
Determining the Equation of a Line
Determining the Equation of a Line Given the Slope and y-Intercept
Determining the Equation of a Line Given the Slope and One Point on
the Line
Determining the Equation of a Line Given Two Distinct Points on the
Line
CHAPTER 26
Signal Words and Phrases
Common Signal Words and Phrases for Addition
Common Signal Words and Phrases for Subtraction
Common Signal Words and Phrases for Multiplication
Common Signal Words and Phrases for Division
Common Signal Words and Phrases for Equality