Pre-Algebra by Design

Second Edition

by Russell F. Jacobs

This popular title in our "design" series consists of 48 single-page activities using the same search-and-shade technique as for the other "design" books. The purpose of pre-algebra is to bridge the gap between arithmetic and algebra. The second edition, published in 2009, contains three additional exercises not found in the earlier edition.

Click here to download the table of contents in pdf format.
Click here to download a sample activity in pdf format.

Item no. J167; ISBN 978-0918272416. Contains 48 activity pages. Grades 6-9.
Suggested retail price: $19.95.

Topics include:
• Order of operations
• Opposites
• Evaluating expressions
• Solving equations
• Adding and subtracting like terms
• Operations with signed numbers multiplying and dividing monomials
• Changing word expressions to algebraic expressions

Other Jacobs Publishing titles:
Grade 2 Math by Design
Grade 3 Math by Design
Grade 4 Math by Design
Grade 5 Math by Design
Middle School Math by Design
Arithmetic by Design
Measurement and Geometry by Design
Estimation, etc. by Design
Symmetry in the Coordinate Plane
Designs in the Coordinate Plane
Algebra by Design
More Algebra by Design
Algebra I Topics by Design
Algebra II Topics by Design
Pre-Calculus by Design

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