UNIT

2

2.5: Simplify Algebraic Expressions

Students simplify expressions prior to solving linear equations ~~and inequalities~~ in one variable, such as \(3(2x - 5) + 4(x - 2) = 12\).

DECONSTRUCTION

OBJECTIVES

KEY VOCABULARY

STAR ITEMS

TAKE A QUIZ

Students will be able to simplify algebraic expressions, and explain what it means to "simplify" an expression.

SIMPLIFY

SOLVE

EQUATION

LINEAR

TERM

LIKE TERMS

EXPRESSION

DISTRIBUTIVE PROPERTY

POSITIVE

NEGATIVE

VARIABLE