### 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

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Evaluating expressions

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Solving equations

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Adding and subtracting like terms

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Operations with signed numbers multiplying and dividing monomials

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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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