To practice for the PLATO Algebra online course, log into the system and access the pre-algebra mini-course to review concepts before moving on to the full algebra course. The PLATO learning environment also provides a pretest that covers the algebra concepts available in the course. Students who demonstrate knowledge of a particular concept in the pretest are exempt from completing the coursework for that concept in the course.
Use the steps below to practice for the PLATO Algebra online course:
- Go to the website
- Enter the login information
- Review the concepts
- Take the pre-test
Go to the PLATO website associated with the specific algebra course. For example, to go to the Academic Systems Algebra course, enter asalgebra.platoweb.com in a Web browser.
Log into the PLATO course by entering the account login, PLATO name and password into the text boxes. Click on "Enter" to enter the system.
Choose the "pre-algebra mini-course" to begin reviewing the concepts and practicing for the full Algebra course. Topics in the pre-algebra course include basic geometry, proportional reasoning and interpreting data.
After completing the pre-algebra mini-course, take the pre-test before beginning the full Algebra course. The pre-test will show students which areas they can skip in the course and which topics require more review.