#### Module 1 – Introduction and Review

### Section-by-Section Learning Objectives

### Section 1.2 – Fundamentals of Algebra

#### Section Learning Objectives

- Use standard mathematical notation for relations between sets and
their elements
- Demonstrate understanding of the use of variables and logical
quantifiers
- Correctly distinguish between "formulas", "expressions",
"terms","factors", "equations", and "identities"

- Identify the basic properties of exponents and use them to
simplify expressions by combining powers
of like factors
- Use properties of arithmetic operations to identify equivalent
algebraic expressions and to
re-express a given expression in various alternative forms (eg “expand”
or
“simplify”),including: Expand products, Factor sums, Simplify compound
fractions,
Simplify expressions involving radicals

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