Bundled Unit (at a discount!) for Algebra Basics – Symbols, Variables, Expressions, Formulas, Like Terms, Expressions vs. Equations.
19 Pages! 4 Handouts (Lessons) / 7 Worksheets / 7 Keys
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This bundle includes the complete lessons for Algebra Basics, parts I thru IV, in their entirety. [NOTE: This bundled Zip folder can be EASILY opened with no additional software. Standard MS Word files are inside.]
[Additional Note: You may also like the first Algebra Basics Bundle - V thru VIII for Busy Teachers
which deals with solving equations, from simple one-step, to more complicated equations involving simplifying, variables on both sides, and 2-step solving.]
All worksheets from the individual components (parts I thru IV) are included along with complete answer keys containing questions and answers for all problems.
Part I Symbols, Variables & Expressions clearly describes the vocabulary: symbols, variables, and expressions. Also, common English words and phrases (16 of them) and their mathematical counterparts (operations within expressions) are given in a table format, along with examples. Two separate worksheets are included with 30 problems, total.
Part II Evaluating Expressions & Formulas clearly explains what an expression and a formula are, and how to evaluate them. Over a dozen sample problems are worked-out, step-by-step, from beginning to end. A 16-problem worksheet is included.
Part III Like Terms clearly describes the vocabulary: terms, monomial, binomial, trinomial, and polynomial. What is meant by “like terms” is clearly and completely described and illustrated with several examples. The process of “combining like terms” is also clearly and completely described with several additional examples. Two separate worksheets are included with 60 problems, total.
Part IV Expressions vs. Equations clearly explains the difference between expressions and equations. Also, the difference between evaluating expressions and solving equations is described. Several step-by-step examples of each are given. Two separate worksheets are included with 36 problems, total.
For even greater detail regarding each part (component) of this bundled series, please refer to the individual component product listings.
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