Common Symbols in Algebra: Meanings & Applications


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Understanding algebraic symbols helps to unlock the mysteries of algebra. What does this symbol represent?

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1. When would you use these algebraic symbols?

2. What does 7! mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Learning algebra entails learning new symbols specific to it. In this quiz, you'll be tested on a number of these symbols and how to use them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This algebraic symbol quiz tests your ability to:

  • Recall what delta represents
  • Determine when you would use given algebraic symbols
  • Understand what 7! means
  • Find the solution to a given problem
  • Remember the algebraic symbol that indicates 'the same as'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most important information found in the lesson on using common symbols in algebra
  • Problem solving - use this information to find the solution to a problem involving these symbols
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have acquired about algebraic symbols

Additional Learning

The lesson called Common Symbols in Algebra: Meanings & Applications offers more information and covers the following objectives:

  • Define variable
  • Contrast between symbols of equality and symbols of inequality
  • Explain what altered equivalence means
  • List symbols of organization
  • Provide examples of factorials
  • Show Euler's number