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These pages walk students through important introductory definitions such as "Variable", "Coefficient", "Evaluate", and others, with plenty of examples. PEMDAS is introduce as the "Order of Operations" with a similar amount of examples to practice. Also included is the idea that certain 'verbal phrases' can be converted to algebraic expressions for the four core operations of Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division. This introduction helps tremendously with word problems later on in Algebra.
**I have been a teacher now for over a collective 20 years, 15+ of those teaching each mathematical level in Pennsylvania schools ranging from Pre-Algebra to Pre-Calculus. All of my submissions have been used for my classes for multiple years to great success.