Ch 12: ASVAB Math: Algebraic Expressions and Equations

Review the principles and practices of algebraic equations and expressions with our thorough video lessons, and face the math portion of the ASVAB Math test without fear!

ASVAB Math: Algebraic Expressions and Equations - Chapter Summary

Dealing with algebraic expressions and equations may seem like a daunting task, but with the help of our easy-to-understand video tutorials, you'll be solving algebra problems left and right in no time. As you prepare for the ASVAB Math test, we'll walk you through the basic algebraic principles and practices, supply you with some helpful examples, and then let you test your knowledge with our fun self-assessments. These lessons cover:

• Simple and complex expressions and equations
• Equations with inequalities
• Linear, quadratic, and polynomial equations
• Equations with like terms
• Translating and solving equations that contain parentheses
• Multiple-step equations
• Real-world math problems
• Undefined numerical expressions

Our brilliant instructors have prepared these lessons in order to make understanding algebraic expressions and equations as easy as possible. Watch animated examples as you learn how to add, multiply, simplify, convert, and solve algebraic problems, and then try out our useful practice tests to see what you've learned.

ASVAB Math: Algebraic Expressions and Equations Chapter Objectives

High school students and other candidates for the U.S. Military take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Math test throughout the year to determine their eligibility for enlistment. The paper-based Math Knowledge subtest is worth 11% of the exam and consists of 25 multiple-choice questions that you'll have to solve within 24 minutes. The computer-based Math Knowledge has 16 questions that must be answered within 20 minutes. The objectives for this chapter include:

• Conveying relationships as algebraic expressions
• Using open sentences and true/false statements
• Comprehending the differences between linear, quadratic, and polynomial equations
• Solving equations with the addition and multiplication principles
• Combining like terms and using parentheses
• Translating real-world problems into mathematical expressions
• Determining when numerical equations are undefined

The Math Knowledge subtest of the ASVAB includes questions that will require you to understand algebraic expressions and equations. Take some time getting to know our comprehensive video lessons so you won't have any problems facing algebra problems on the exam!

18 Lessons in Chapter 12: ASVAB Math: Algebraic Expressions and Equations
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