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Math

7th grade (U.S.)

7th grade takes much of what you learned in 6th grade to an entirely new level. In particular, you'll now learn to do everything with negative numbers (we're talking everything--adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, fractions, decimals... everything!). You'll also take your algebraic skills to new heights by tackling two-step equations. 7th grade is also when you start thinking about probability (which is super important for realizing that casinos and lotteries are really just ways of taking money away from people who don't know probability) and dig deeper into the world of data and statistics. Onward! (Content was selected for this grade level based on a typical curriculum in the United States.)
Community Questions
Variables and expressions

Order of operations

If you have the expression "3 + 4 x 5", do you add the 3 to the 4 first or multiply the 4 and 5 first? To clear up confusion here, the math world has defined which operation should get priority over others. This is super important. You won't really be able to do any involved math if you don't get this clear. But don't worry, this tutorial has your back.

Manipulating expressions

Using the combined powers of Chuck Norris and polar bears (which are much less powerful than Mr. Norris) to better understand what expressions represent and how we can manipulate them. Great tutorial if you want to understand that expressions are just a way to express things! Common Core Standard: 7.EE.A.1

Interpreting linear expressions

Algebra is the language that aliens will use to communicate with us (that or Esperanto). In this tutorial, we'll learn to express and understand this language (Algebra, not Esperanto) a bit better. Common Core Standard: 7.EE.A.2

Applying linear equations

Did you think that we were playing with equations just for fun? Nope. They are actually useful for solving real problems. Common Core Standards: 7.EE.B.4, 7.EE.B.4a