# Algebra Review for Physics 130 Students

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## Vector Math and Math Review Worksheets

See the Answers: Algebra and Vector Math

### Solving for Variables

One place you may want to begin is with the Pythagorean Theorem. Since you will be dealing a lot with Right Triangles, vectors, scalars, and basic Trigonometry, this is a good place to start refreshing yourself on the correct approach and process to solving for variables.   Here is another video on Solving for Variables.  For some more practice with variables, here is a helpful video.

### Scientific Notation

Here is a helpful link to a video about Scientific Notation that includes a practice quiz with answers.  Additionally, take a look at this video on Significant Digits.

### SI Units

Here is a document that covers the seven fundamental units of the SI System for your review.  You will make a lot of use of the SI system in Physics 130, so make good use of this document!

## More ALGEBRA Review

If you are feeling lost, or feeling like you are really behind after looking at the resources on this page, please make plans to see a Physics Tutor or bring your math questions by the Mathematics Tutoring Center.  Also, do not forget to visit your professor, lecturer or the instructor teaching your class - all of these resources are here for you, but you have to reach out for us to know what help you need.  Best of luck to you in your Physics 130 class!