# Ch 32: HSPT Test: Basic Algebraic Expressions

Knowledge of basic algebraic expressions is necessary to succeed on the HSPT exam. This chapter consists of video lessons that can help your child conquer the questions related to evaluating, solving or simplifying algebraic expressions.

## HSPT Test: Basic Algebraic Expressions - Chapter Summary

Studying this chapter's video lessons can help your student to pass the HSPT test. The chapter includes lessons on the simplifying of equations, the order of operations, the addition of variables and the placement of parentheses in equations. The chapter also emphasizes the use of constants and coefficients. Furthermore, your student can learn by completing practice problems. Studying this chapter could result in the ability to:

• Understand the meaning of a variable
• Solve addition and subtraction expressions
• Use, evaluate and simplify algebraic expressions
• Calculate the answers to problems using the commutative, associative and distributive properties
• Combine constants, variables and other like terms

The chapter includes transcripts as well as short, animated videos that are narrated by experienced educators. Video tags allow for navigation between the lessons' main topics. The Dashboard area will show recent activities and it's also where your student will find the ask-an-expert feature. By completing the five-question quizzes and the practice chapter examination, your eighth grader can be assured that the information is being absorbed.

### HSPT Test: Basic Algebraic Expressions Chapter Objectives

The 2.5 hour-long HSPT test has 298 multiple-choice questions that span five content categories: Verbal, Quantitative, Reading, Mathematics and Language Skills. Your child's ability to understand basic algebraic expressions will be assessed when the HSPT Test's Mathematics category is reached. Including questions on the fundamentals of arithmetic, geometry and algebra, some of the section's 64 multiple-choice questions will also focus on this chapter's topics. It should take 45 minutes or less to finish the Mathematics category.

7 Lessons in Chapter 32: HSPT Test: Basic Algebraic Expressions
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