How to Evaluate Expressions with Substitution


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1. What do each of the letters in PEMDAS stand for?

2. If you were simplifying the algebraic expression shown, what would be the first thing you would do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It is important to learn algebra because the real life applications of it are nearly endless; this is especially true for the uses of substitution. Complete this short quiz/worksheet assessment to test your understanding and skills evaluating expressions with substitution.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz, you will test your:

  • Understanding of algebraic expressions
  • Knowledge of PEMDAS
  • Skills simplifying and evaluating expressions

Skills Practiced

As you complete these questions you will also test your abilities:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about evaluating expressions and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of PEMDAS
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to evaluate expressions with substitution

Additional Learning

To improve your skills and understanding regarding the use of substitution to evaluate expressions, complete the lesson that comes with this assessment, How to Evaluate Expressions with Substitution. This lesson will help you review:

  • The parts of an algebraic expression
  • Plugging in values and using order of operations to simplify algebraic expressions
  • Examples of using substitution to evaluate expressions