# Ch 21: 8th Grade Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions

These engaging videos and short quizzes teach 8th graders the essential steps and processes used when working with basic algebraic expressions. You can assist your students with their studies by assigning quizzes or the chapter exam.

## 8th Grade Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions - Chapter Summary

Help your 8th graders review the processes for evaluating and simplifying expressions by using the lessons in this chapter. Each of our quick lessons can be watched in about five minutes, and they use engaging graphics and animations to make learning about commutative and associative properties, simple algebraic expressions and variables fun. You can test your 8th graders' mastery of algebraic expressions with quizzes and a chapter exam or review key terms with them using the lesson transcript.

## Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
What is a Variable in Algebra? Students learn the definition for a variable and find out how it's used.
Expressing Relationships as Algebraic Expressions Lesson teaches how relationships can be presented as algebraic expressions.
Evaluating Simple Algebraic Expressions Video outlines the methods used to evaluate and interpret simple algebraic expressions.
The Commutative and Associative Properties and Algebraic Expressions In this lesson, students learn how these properties are used in basic math operations.
The Distributive Property and Algebraic Expressions Lesson teaches the definition of the distributive property and how it's used.
Combining Like Terms in Algebraic Expressions Students see the steps used to combine like terms.
Practice Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Students apply what they learned in previous lessons to simplify algebraic expressions.

7 Lessons in Chapter 21: 8th Grade Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions
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Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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