Facilitate a smooth transition from arithmetic to pre-algebra for students in grades 7 and up. This 128-page book includes step-by-step instructions with examples, practice problems using the concepts, real-life applications, a list of symbols and terms, tips, and answer keys. Helping Students Understand Pre-Algebra, supports NCTM standards and includes chapters on topics such as basic number concepts, operations and variables, integers, exponents, square roots, and patterns. Aligns with Common Core State Standards. Grades 7-8.