Posted by **damainmind** on Monday, August 25, 2008 at 9:11pm.

i have to draw things that have to do with pre algebra but...i don't understand the meaning of it

- what does pre-algebra mean?? -
**bobpursley**, Monday, August 25, 2008 at 9:13pm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prealgebra

- what does pre-algebra mean?? -
**damainmind**, Monday, August 25, 2008 at 9:15pm
so am i dumb for learning this in 8th grade??

well um basically its elementary math

- what does pre-algebra mean?? -
**bobpursley**, Monday, August 25, 2008 at 9:21pm
That is the main critism of prealgebra, it is a rehash of things taught before. However, my experience tells me that all kids learn by repetition, and they learn things at specific times of brain (cognitive)(look that word up) development, and in that, all kids are different. So what is taught in the sixth grade class is not absorbed by all kids, some have to have more repetition, and some need more time to handle the abstract concepts.

- what does pre-algebra mean?? -
**Grace**, Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 9:25pm
pre algebra is like a bunch of math that comes before algebra in middle school.

- what does pre-algebra mean?? -
**Delilah**, Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 7:35pm
Pre-Algebra is basically preparing you for Algebra.

Pre-Algebra teaches you Order of Operations, Properties of Numbers, Rational and Irrational Numbers, Exponents, PEMDAS, ect.

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