# Ch 13: 3rd Grade Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions

In this chapter, 3rd grade learners will meet the basic players in algebraic expressions, like variables and the combination of like terms. The quick, multiple-choice quiz at the conclusion can help you gauge your students' progress.

## Basic Algebraic Expressions - Chapter Summary

This chapter exposes 3rd grade students to the basics of algebra, including variables and combining like terms, along with the commutative, associative and distribute properties. The engaging video lessons will show learners everything they need to know to get started in evaluating and simplifying algebraic expressions. Using the multiple-choice quizzes that follow each lesson, you can see if more instruction is needed before proceeding.

## Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
What is a Variable in Algebra? Students learn what a variable is and how to use that knowledge in evaluating and interpreting expressions.
Expressing Relationships as Algebraic Expressions The instructor presents factors for students to consider in their interpretations and evaluations of algebraic expressions.
Evaluating Simple Algebraic Expressions This lesson shows 3rd grade learners how to evaluate simple algebra expressions.
The Commutative and Associative Properties and Algebraic Expressions Students can explore simplification of algebraic expressions by learning about these two important properties.
The Distributive Property and Algebraic Expressions The instructor demonstrates the use of the distributive property for students to use in simplification of algebraic expressions.
Combining Like Terms in Algebraic Expressions This video lesson shows beginning algebra students the rules for combining like terms.
Practice Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Students view the skills necessary to begin simplifying algebraic expressions, and then demonstrate their abilities through practice problems.

7 Lessons in Chapter 13: 3rd Grade Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions
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Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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