In an easy to read and understand, question and answer format, the student learns that just like Oil And Water don't mix, in Algebra you cannot combine "unlike" terms. Students will discover What Is A Term? What are Like Terms? How Separating Terms Makes it easier to combine them, What are Nomials, What does Descending Powers mean, What does Perimeter mean. Included is a Mathematics In The News page, 4 pages where students can peek in on "Professor Weissman's Class" as he teaches "How to Combine Terms". A page of exercises is followed by a fun page with a Crossword Puzzle, Jokes and Brain Teasers.