Algebraic Proofs: Format & Examples


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How many columns are in an algebraic proof?

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To solve this problem, which mathematical rule applies?

11x = 121


Which of the following is the 'given' part of the algebraic proof for this problem?

Solve 21 - 4x = 11 + 3x.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet includes questions that will test both your general knowledge of algebraic proofs as well as your ability to apply that knowledge to practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet combination you'll be challenged with questions and problems on:

  • How many columns are in an algebraic proof
  • Applying mathematical rules to problems
  • Identifying the 'given' part of an algebraic proof
  • The left and right columns of algebraic proofs

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving algebraic proofs
  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between what is written in the left and right column of an algebraic proof
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how many columns are in algebraic proofs
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to identify which mathematical rule applies to a specific problem

Additional Learning

To learn more about algebraic proofs, you can take a look at the accompanying lesson called Algebraic Proofs: Format & Examples. This lesson is made up of the following objectives:

  • Know what is shown by an algebraic proof
  • Understand when to use an algebraic proof
  • Break down the steps of using algebraic proofs through provided examples