  Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

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• Q1
What are the quantities that you add or subtract to form an algebraic expression?
terms
variables
letters
constants
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• Q2
Which of the following expressions has 3 terms?
4x + 3y - 10
3c + 2
4x + 2c - 7w + 8
-2xy +10
30s
• Q3
Which terms have the same variable and CAN be added or subtracted?
no terms
like terms
similar terms
unlike terms
30s
• Q4
Which of the following are an example of like terms?
3n and 16n
8m and 9mn
4r and 4t
12y and 12
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• Q5
What do you call terms that do not have the same variable and CANNOT be added or subtracted?
unlike terms
like terms
constants
different letters
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• Q6
Which of the following show examples of unlike terms?
8m and m
4x and 16x
9y and 19y
8y and 3x
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• Q7
What word describes a symbol used to represent an unknown quantity, usually a letter of the alphabet?
coefficient
term
constant
variable
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• Q8
How many variables are in the following expression? 3x + 5m - 20
2
3
1
0
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• Q9
Identify the variables in the following expression. 2a + 8 + 4b + 5
a and b
8 and 5
2a and 4b
2 and 4
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• Q10
What is the number being multiplied by a variable?
term
coefficient
variable
constant
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• Q11
Identify the coefficients in the following expression. 3 + 4ab - 5b +m
4 and -5
4, 5, and -1
4, -5, and 1
3, 4, 5, and 1
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• Q12
What is a number that does not change in an expression. There is no variable attached to this number.
term
coefficient
constant
variable
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• Q13
Identify the constants in the following expression: 8x + 2 - 9x + 7
8, 2, 9, and 7
8x and -9x
2 and 7
8 and -9
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• Q14
Sarah was asked to identify all coefficients and constants in the expression 4 + n + 7m. She said that 4 is the constant and 7 is the coefficient. What is her error?
She did not include the coefficient 1.
She said 7 is a coefficient and it actually is a constant.
She said 4 is a constant and it actually is a coefficient.
She did not include the constant 1.
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• Q15
Which of the following shows the simplified expression of 4x+5x+7+x+2
9x + 9
10x + 5
10x + 9
(4x+5x+x) + (7+2)
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