# Ch 23: MTTC Mathematics (Elementary): Understanding Algebraic Expressions

The lessons in this chapter discuss material found on the MTTC Mathematics (Elementary) exam on the ways algebraic expressions express relationships between numbers, how to simplify algebraic expressions and how to write expressions with inequalities.

## MTTC Mathematics (Elementary): Understanding Algebraic Expressions - Chapter Summary

Use these lesson videos to prepare for exam questions on the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Mathematics (Elementary) exam regarding how to compose and write algebraic expressions. Each lesson is taught by one of our expert instructors, who is available to answer any questions you may have about these processes. Use this chapter to improve your skills:

• Understanding how algebraic expressions represent relationships
• Evaluating algebraic expressions using substitution and the order of operations
• Combining like terms when working with algebraic expressions
• Simplifying algebraic expressions with negative signs
• Using inequalities to write open sentences and true or false statements
• Identifying some of the common algebraic equations
• Translating word problems in to mathematical equations

Following these lessons, read the lesson transcripts for a written overview of the material that will help you fortify your retention of the information presented. After you complete your review of a lesson, test your understanding of the material by completing its quiz. The results from these short assessments will allow you to discover the topics you don't understand and provide you with video tags you can use to return to and review the parts of the lessons that discussed them.

8 Lessons in Chapter 23: MTTC Mathematics (Elementary): Understanding Algebraic Expressions
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