# Ch 25: NES Middle Grades Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions

Variables show up as often as numerical values in algebra. This chapter can be used to review for the basic algebraic expressions questions on the NES Middle Grades Math exam.

## NES Middle Grades Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions - Chapter Summary

In algebra, variables are the building blocks of entire equations, and students learning algebra will first need to learn the idea of introducing letters into their math problems instead of simply dealing with numbers. The video lessons contained in this section will provide a through review of everything involving the basic algebraic functions you will be teaching once you pass the NES Middle Grades Math exam. This chapter goes over the following:

• Variables
• Expressing relationships in algebra
• Evaluating expressions
• Commutative and associative properties
• Distributive property
• Combining like terms

Along with algebraic expressions, this portion of the Study.com course will assist you in remembering various properties of expressions. Our timeline below the video allows you to jump to any portion of the lesson you want to focus on in order to best prepare for the NES Middle Grades Math exam. A team of experts is also available for help with a single click of the mouse if you have additional questions about any aspect of the lessons.

5 Lessons in Chapter 25: NES Middle Grades Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions
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