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MA006 Course Index

Absolute Value

  • Instruction - What is the absolute value of a number?
  • Quiz - Absolute Value of Numbers

Complete the Square

  • Instruction - Use the method of completing the square to solve quadratic equations.
  • Quiz - Solve for x by completing the square.

Composite Functions

  • Instruction - How to find the composition of two functions
  • Quiz - Evaluating Composite Functions and Generating the Composite Function
  • Quiz - Reversing the Composition

Conic Sections


  • Instruction - What are conjugates?
  • Quiz - Find these conjugates and the product of conjugate pairs.

Difference of Squares

  • Instruction - Difference of Squares Pattern (Multiplying)
  • Instruction - Difference of Squares Pattern (Factoring)

Distance Formula


  • Instruction - Factored Forms (Perfect Square Trinomials and the Difference of Two Squares)
  • Instruction - Difference of Two Squares
  • Summary - Flow chart for approaching factoring problems


Horizontal Lines

Interval Notation

  • Instruction - How we write solutions to inequalities in interval notation?
  • Quiz - Number Lines and Interval Notation

Inverse Functions

Irrational Numbers

Least Common Denominator (LCD)


Negative Exponents

Order of Operations

  • Instruction - Solving a problem using the order of operations
  • Quiz - Simplify an expression using the order of operations
  • Quiz - Simplify an expression using the order of operations

Parallel Lines

Perfect Square Trinomials (Squared Binomials)

Perpendicular Lines


Pythagorean Theorem

  • Quiz - A Visual Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem
  • Instruction - An example of the Pythagorean Theorem

Pythagorean Triples

  • Instruction - Special right triangles and the ratio of their side lengths

Quadratic Equations

Quadratic Formula

  • Instruction - the Quadratic Formula and common mistakes when using it (starts at 0:30)

Radical Expressions

Rational Expressions

Rational Exponents

  • Instruction - fractional exponents and power divided by root
  • Instruction - A rational or fractional exponents represents a root

Rationalize Denominators

Scientific Notation

  • Instruction - How to write numbers in scientific notation
  • Quiz - Write numbers in scientific notation
  • Review - Scientific Notation with a negative exponent
  • Quiz - Calculations with Scientific Notation

Slope-Intercept Form

Square Root Method

  • Instruction - How to use the square root method to solve simple quadratic equations
  • Instruction - More steps for the square root method

Squaring Binomials (Perfect Square Trinomials)

System of Equations (Simultaneous Equations)


Vertical Lines


  • Instruction - The method of u-substitution to solve pseudo-quadratic equations