This worksheet packet was designed to acquaint the students with terminology and to provide practice for Simplifying Algebraic Expressions and Solving Linear Equations. Concepts covered include:
• Identifying terms, factors, numerical coefficients, like terms, unlike terms
• Evaluating an algebraic expression for multiple values
• Rewriting subtraction as addition
• Simplifying using Distributive Property
• Combining like terms (Commutative and Associative Properties)
• Solving 1-step and multi-step equations using Addition and Multiplication Properties (instructions are provided to guide students through the steps)
• Solving equations with variable on one side and on both sides.
The packet can be used as guided lecture notes. The instructor can work through examples and problems as appropriate for the student skill level, and there are plenty of practice problems for independent and/or group work. Solutions are provided. There are 11 pages of examples and problems; the remaining 7 pages include the cover page, instructions, answers, and solutions.
Guided Problem Solving, appropriate for students 6th grade through adult.
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Simplifying Algebraic Expressions & Solving Linear Equations
by Dawn Designs
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