**Welcome to the textbook for Basic Elementary Algebra.**

This course provides the basic arithmetic skills that will be utilized in all subsequent mathematics and science courses. Topics: operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratio, proportion and percent, scientific notation, the metric system, word problems, and applications.

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