Evaluating Simple Algebraic Expressions

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Evaluate 7x when x = 5.

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1. Evaluate (p - 3)2 when p = 5.

2. Evaluate 3a2 + 2b when a = -4 and b = 6.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will be tested by an array of math problems. These problems will ask you to solve for a particular variable or to plug in values.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will aim for you to understand:

  • Solving for x
  • Evaluating mathematical expressions with variables
  • Solving equations using division
  • Solving equations with exponents

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve algebraic equations
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding solving equations with exponents and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to evaluate mathematical expressions with variables

Additional Learning

We have specially designed the lesson entitled Evaluating Simple Algebraic Expressions to expand on ideas in the quiz. The lesson will cover topics such as:

  • Defining algebraic equations
  • Applying algebraic equations to real life experiences
  • Solving these equations
  • Practicing these problem solving solving techniques through examples
  • Identifying how order of operations can be used to evaluate an expression
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