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Pre-Algebra Shape-Up
Step-by-step tutorials covering ratios, graphs, tables, and more.

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Helps students master specific pre-algebra skills. Concepts covered include fractions, decimals and percents, line and bar graphs, pie charts, and an introduction to equations.

Students start with an assessment and receive immediate instructional feedback throughout. Step-by-step tutorials, which introduce each concept, can be referred to during practice.

The program is self-paced and self-directed. Scores are tracked in a record management system that allows teachers to view and print detailed reports.

Designed for students in grades 5 through 7 (ages 10 and up), the software can also be used by older students.

“Recommended.”
- California Learning Resource Network

Curriculum

Pre-Algebra Shape-Up, Math Levels 5 - 7

  • Contains 450 problems and 1,125 questions.
  • Contextual help and feedback engage students of all ages.
  • Students choose from a menu of reward animations and sounds.
  • All student work is stored in the Teacher Program Manager.

Students will...

  • Use concrete objects to model algebraic concepts.
  • Use key words to analyze the operations needed to solve problems.
  • Understand word problems and how to apply equations.
  • Interpret and apply information from graphs.

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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Fraction Shape-Up
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Pre-Algebra Shape-Up Software
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All versions of this Merit Software Windows 2000/2003/XP program require 8 MB RAM and 32 MB hard disk space. This program requires a minimum screen resolution of 800 by 600 pixels. Windows Vista and Windows 7 users may run this program in Windows XP mode.

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Pre-Algebra Shape-Up - $79.00

 
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SCHOOL, GOVERNMENT and INSTITUTIONAL PRICING INFORMATION:

PROGRAM VERSIONS PRICE VERSION DETAILS
Home Version $79.00 Use on one computer. Record keeping for 2 students
1 Station: Stand-alone $199.00 Use on one computer. Record keeping for 42 students
5 Pack: 1 Station: Stand-alone $699.00 Use a 1 Station: Stand-alone version on up to 5 separate computers (non-networkable)
5 Stations: Networkable $1,249.00 Use on a network with 5 concurrent users. Record keeping for 1,000 students
10 Stations: Networkable $2,125.00 Use on a network with 10 concurrent users. Record keeping for 1,000 students
Site License Contact Us Use on a network with more than 10 concurrent users. Record keeping for 1,000 students


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