**Introductory Algebra is a basic math course, meant to prepare students to move into more complex and advanced material. It's also the opposite of expanding and can make complex mathematical functions easier as you progress. Some of the significant applications of Algebra in day to day lives are Finance, long term investments, the lowest cost method of Financing, Sports, Technology, Business etc. The central concepts which are talked about in RD Sharma Solutions chapter 8 areas listed below:**

- Introduction
- Use of Letters to Denote Numbers
- Basic Operations on Literals and Numbers
- Powers of Literal Numbers
- Variables and Constants