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Algebra: A Piece of Cake! Part One

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While making a cake, a teenage cook teaches the algebraic concepts of a variable numerical substitution, omission of the multiplication sign, and other basic terms. Pauses for viewer problem-solving.

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Runtime: 19 minutes 1 seconds

Black and white still frame of man in glasses looking down at phone with lips parted in mid-speech. Caption. From there, you'll know whether he has enough money.
Algebra
Episode 1
31 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 8
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Episode 2
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Grade Level: 6 - 8
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Episode 3
28 minutes 52 seconds
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Episode 4
39 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 8
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Episode 5
26 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 8
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Episode 6
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Episode 7
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