Develop a rich understanding of the rudiments of algebra in a relaxed and supportive learning environment. This course will help you understand some of the most important algebraic concepts, including orders of operation, units of measurement, scientific notation, algebraic equations, inequalities with one variable, and applications of rational numbers.
An emphasis on practical applications for your newfound skills will help you learn to reason in a real-world context. As a result, you will acquire a wide variety of basic skills that will help you find solutions to almost any problem.
This unique and thought-provoking course integrates algebra with many other areas of study, including history, biology, geography, business, government, and more. By the time you finish this course, you will understand how algebra is relevant to almost every aspect of your daily life.
Sharon Daniels received a B.S. in physics from Southern University in Louisiana, and was accepted into a prestigious North Carolina Teach program. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. She teaches for a private school, worked as a programmer/engineer for a large aerospace firm, and provides consulting, tutoring, and training services in statistics, calculus, programming, database and Web design, project management, and economics.