# High School Algebra: Tutorials, Study Guides and Web Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents

Algebra dates back to ancient times when Babylonians solved quadratic equations using almost the same methods that high schoolers are taught today. Our **High School Algebra Web Guide** explains math concepts for parents; offers homework help, extra practice and tutorials to the math-phobic student; and gives teachers tools to help students truly understand algebra.

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## High School Algebra Help

There are lots of Web sites dedicated to offering students **high school algebra help **with guided instruction on homework, explanations of algebra principles and skill practice.

### Insights for High School Algebra Help

- In England and Australia you’ll find that the study of math is more commonly referred to as “maths” or “arithmetic.” Using these terms when looking for resources online can unlock a whole new array of helpful sites. More specific searches you might find helpful include “algebra,” “pre-algebra,” “algebra I” and “high school math.”

- Algebra is the foundation of almost every higher math and science course you'll ever need to take, including geometry and calculus, chemistry, physics and engineering. It’s also involved in a large percentage of the questions on the SAT and ACT.

### Top Sites for High School Algebra Help

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The Math Forum's
“Ask Dr. Math” section supplies answers to students’ most frequently asked algebra questions. Find explicit directions for solving equations, graphing, completing the square and more.

Algebra.com
is a site for pre-algebra, algebra I and algebra II homework help. Free online tutors can help you solve homework problems, and the video lessons with voice instruction can guide you through algebra skills.

Purplemath
offers practical algebra lessons divided into beginning, intermediate and advanced algebra topics. The “Homework Guidelines” section even explains how to show work and format homework to impress math teachers.

Math.com's
“Algebra” section contains important algebra reference information on the language of algebra, the basics, equations and inequalities, and graphing equations and inequalities. Each lesson uses a simple-to-follow, four-step process to help you understand algebra concepts.

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Coolmath.com
offers easy-to-follow algebra lessons for students who may not think they like math. Most lessons also include plenty of “crunchers” or practice problems.

HippoCampus
offers step-by-step instruction in high school algebra. Lessons feature audio instruction along with multiple-choice practice questions and are the next best thing to a private tutor.

Free Math Help
houses text and Flash video lessons on many algebra topics. The site also lists formulas commonly used in algebra, and the message board is an alternative for students who need additional help.

*For online algebra games and activities ...*

Gamequarium
has a selection of interactive algebra games related to equations, exponents, inequalities, patterns and more. The pre-algebra section may be helpful to beginning or struggling algebra students.

Interactivate's
Algebra section contains interactive activities, including quizzes, maze games, number crunchers and an algebraic version of Connect Four. Your computer must have Java technology to correctly load games.

## Teaching Algebra

High school teachers may need all the help they can get when it comes to **teaching ...** read more »

## Algebra at Home

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