Algebra 1

Copyright 2006-2009 Joe Mercer

I make some video lessons of the first 50 sections of the Saxon Algebra 1 (third edition) book. They can be found here on YouTube.

These are some of the worksheets I have used in the past (not Saxon related) and can be downloaded by right-clicking on the links.

If you find any errors, please email me.

Last updated on November 19, 2015

 

Signed Numbers

Worksheet

Description

AddingNegs1.doc

Using blue and red tiles to represent signed numbers.

AddingNegs2.doc

Like above, only colored (should print in color).

AddingNegs3.doc

Using the number line to add signed numbers.

AddingNegs4.doc

Subtraction of negative numbers = addition of opposite

AddingNegs5.doc

Practice filling in the box with signed numbers.

SN1.doc

Tile model for subtraction of signed numbers (colored).

 

ORDER OF OPERATIONS

Worksheet

Description

pemdas1.doc

Explanation and exercises on PEMDAS

pemdas2.doc

More work with PEMDAS

 

Solving Equations

Worksheet

Description

Scale1.doc

Introduces the idea of using a scale to represent a simple linear equation in one unknown.

SE1.doc

Solving simple equations by inspection.

SE2.doc

Using opposite operations to isolate the unknown.

SE3.doc

Introduction to two-step equations using opposites.

SE4.doc

Solving literal equations

SE5.doc

Equations involving the distributive property. "Solve and Check"

SE6.doc

Equations containing fractions.

EQ1.doc

Word problems and equations involving the distributive property.

DirectVariation.doc

Explanation and worksheet on direct variation

 

THE DISTRIBUTIVE PROPERTY

Worksheet

Description

LikeTerms.doc

Worksheet on multiplication vs. addition: Difference between 3x + x and 3xx

DistProp1.doc

Exercises on multiplication vs. addition, including the distributive property and adding like terms.

DistProp2.doc

Exercises on multiplication vs. addition, including the distributive property and adding like terms.

DistProp3.doc

Exercises on multiplication vs. addition, including the distributive property and adding like terms.

DistProp4.doc

Exercises on multiplication vs. addition, including the distributive property and adding like terms.

DistProp5.doc

Exercises on multiplication vs. addition, including the distributive property and adding like terms.

 

FRACTIONS

Worksheet

Description

Fractions1.doc

Multiplying a whole number by a fraction whose denominator divides evenly.

Fractions2.doc

Applying the Distributive Property with a fraction.

 

Graphing

Worksheet

Description

Gr1.doc

The coordinate system: exercises in plotting points.

Gr1.ppt

PowerPoint: animated solutions to some problems in Gr1

Gr2.doc

Interpreting graphs

Gr3.doc

Finding an equation of a graph by looking for patterns.

Gr4.doc

Slope

Gr5.doc

Solve for y and then plot points to graph lines with given equations.

Gr6.doc

Plotting y-intercept and then using slope to find other points.

Gr7.doc

Writing equations of lines, given slope and y-intercept.

Gr8.doc

Using slope formula and finding equations of lines through two given points.

Gr9.doc

Practice writing equations from graphs by guessing patterns or using slope and y-intercept.

Gr10.doc

Writing equations of lines given a point and the slope.

Gr11.doc

More practice in graphing lines, using intercepts and slope.

Gr12.doc

Perpendicular lines.

SallySells.doc

Worksheet to follow a discussion of a practical problem.

Graph Paper

BigGraph.doc

One big graph to use as graph paper

BigGraphP.doc

Two wide graphs to use as graph paper

GraphPaper.doc

Six 12 by 12 graphs with axes to use as graph paper

GraphPaper2.doc

Two big graphs with axes

GraphPaper3.doc

Three big graphs with axes

GraphPaper6.doc

Six graphs without axes to use as graph paper

GraphsShort.doc

Several short graphs to cut and paste