# Algebra 1

## 1 - What is Algebra?

Algebra is a system for solving problems.

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- What's the default mathematical operation in Algebra?
- What is the answer to this equation? x=5+2
- In the above equation, what is x called?
- In this equation, what should you do with a and b? ab=x
- What's the value of this? 2 x 5
- What's the value of this? (a)(b)
- What's the value of this? (2)(3)
- What is Linear Algebra?
- What is a Quadratic Equation?
- Name some things that we couldn't have without Algebra.
- Why should an artist know Algebra?
- Can you get smarter by learning Algebra?
- What's a dendrite?
- How long did it take Ben Hart to learn all his math up to finishing Algebra 2?