Beginning Algebra Contents A
The Set of Real Numbers - The Real Number System
Sets of Numbers:
Natural numbers
Whole numbers
Integers
Rational numbers
Irrational numbers
Real numbers
The Real Number Line, and Relations
One-dimensional coordinate system
Unit interval
Relations, less than and greater than
Interval definition and notation
Distance and absolute value
Distance between two numbers
Properties of absolute value
Midpoint formula for the real number line
Natural Numbers and Integers - The Basic Operations
Multiplication and division
Order of operations
The divisibility rules
Prime and composite numbers
Prime factorization
The greatest common divisor/factor (GCD/GCF)
The least common multiple (LCM)
Fractions
Proper and improper fractions
Mixed numbers
Converting mixed numbers to improper fractions
Converting improper fractions to mixed numbers
Equivalent fractions
Comparing fractions
Converting and reducing fractions
Lowest terms
Decimal fractions
Multiplying fractions
Dividing fractions
Simplifying complex fractions
Decimal Numbers
Decimal representation of rational numbers or fractions
Expanded form of decimal number, decimal fractions
Whole number part or integer part (integral part) and decimal places

Recurring decimals (Infinite decimals, period)

Converting decimal number to a fraction
Converting terminating decimal to a fraction
Converting the purely recurring decimal to a fraction
Converting the mixed recurring decimal to a fraction

Division of decimal numbers

Definition

Division of rational numbers
Simplifying complex or compound fractions
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