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This site contains a comprehensive collection of free resources designed to help high school students gain understanding and confidence in algebra. Materials include online tutorials and lessons, worksheets and quizzes, a discussion forum for registered users, and tips for succeeding in algebra. Most materials are available in print-friendly versions and are written in a way to engage student interest. Topics that would be especially applicable to algebra-based physics include graphing, unit conversion and dimensional analysis, and significant digits.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
General Physics
- Measurement/Units
= Units and Dimensional Analysis
Mathematical Tools
- Algebra
Other Sciences
- Mathematics
- High School
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Problem/Problem Set
= Tutorial
- Assessment Material
= Test
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- Activity
- Assessment
- New teachers
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© 1999 Elizabeth Stapel, 2000
algebra tutorials, graphing tutorial, tutorial
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E. Stapel, (1999), WWW Document, (http://www.purplemath.com/modules/index.htm).
E. Stapel, Purplemath: Practical Algebra Lessons, (1999), <http://www.purplemath.com/modules/index.htm>.
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Stapel, E. (2008, February 6). Purplemath: Practical Algebra Lessons. Retrieved May 25, 2017, from http://www.purplemath.com/modules/index.htm
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Stapel, Elizabeth. Purplemath: Practical Algebra Lessons. February 6, 2008. http://www.purplemath.com/modules/index.htm (accessed 25 May 2017).
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Stapel, Elizabeth. Purplemath: Practical Algebra Lessons. 1999. 6 Feb. 2008. 25 May 2017 <http://www.purplemath.com/modules/index.htm>.
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