#### Activity Overview

In Algebra Made Easy - Trial Edition, students will use TI-Nspire technology to explore common algebra problems utilizing step-by-step processes.

#### Vocabulary

- Cramer's Rule
- Matrices
- Linear Equations
- Slope
- Midpoint
- Distance
- Points

#### About the Lesson

In "Algebra Made Easy- Trial Version", there are four different activities for students to explore.

To access the different activities within the TNS file, from the title screen, MENU >

- Algebra> (2) Solve 2x2 System
Solving Linear Equations Step by Step: Learn how to solve any 2x2 Linear System, Plug in the quadratic equation in the top box and view the steps to find its solution below.

- Quadratic Equations and Complex Numbers> (1) Do the Quadratic
Quadratic Equation Step by Step: Learn how to solve any quadratic equation, plug in the quadratic equation in the top box and view the steps below to find its solution below.

- Matrices> (8) Cramer Rule to Solve
Cramers Rule for Matrices Step-by-Step: Learn how to solve any linear system using Cramers Rule, plug in the matrices in the boxes and view the steps to find its solution below.

- Points and Lines> (1)Find Slope
Find Slope, Midpoint, Distance, given 2 points (x,y): Learn how to compute slope, midpoint, and distance step-by-step.

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