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Need Comprehensive highscool algebra exam

  1. Jun 5, 2007 #1
    Hi,

    I am trying to relearn algebra and i haven't studied in many years. I was hoping someone knew of an online exam that i can download and printout that covers most if not all of elementary algebra topics.

    There are many example questions online using applets ect buy i would like to print it out with answers so i can test myself.

    Any links would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Jun 6, 2007 #2
    Elementary high school math

    functions: logrithmic, exponential
    radical expressions
    working with polynomials: Summing, subtracting, dividing, multipling
    analytic geometry
    systems of equations In maybe p to three variables
    i.e linear quadraitc absolute.

    Of the top of my head those are the basics requirements, you diffinitely have to MASTER those before calc.
     
  4. Jun 6, 2007 #3
    Trigonometry as well.
     
  5. Jun 6, 2007 #4

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    you need to know how to add, multiply, and divide polynomials, perform the euclidean algortihm for finding gcd's, and use the root /factor theorem. (a is a root iff x-a is a factor).
     
  6. Jun 7, 2007 #5
    Do you really need to know how to divide polynomials? I can't even remember the last time I've had to do that...
     
  7. Jun 7, 2007 #6

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    whens the last time you integrated a rational function? or found the gcd of two polynomials? yes knowing how to divide should obviously be considered basic.

    and just as "obviously" trigonometry is NOT algebra.
     
  8. Jun 7, 2007 #7
    Crap, I could have swore this was Algebra 2.
     
  9. Jun 7, 2007 #8

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    news flash: algebra is about finite operations, trig is about "transcendental" functions that require infinite series to define.
     
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