Ch 33: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: Algebraic Expressions

About This Chapter

The Algebraic Expressions chapter of this Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with algebraic expressions. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Algebraic Expressions textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Saxon Algebraic Expressions chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the algebraic expressions topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the math topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Basic algebra vocabulary
  • Expressing algebraic relationships
  • Using words for algebraic expressions
  • Solving multiple-step equations
  • Factoring in algebra
  • Using the distributive property
  • Simplifying algebraic expressions

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7 Lessons in Chapter 33: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: Algebraic Expressions
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Algebra Vocabulary Terms

1. Algebra Vocabulary Terms

Watch this video lesson to learn about some basic vocabulary words that you will come across again and again in the course of your studies in algebra. After you finish this video, you should know and be able to identify each term.

Expressing Relationships as Algebraic Expressions

2. Expressing Relationships as Algebraic Expressions

What do you do when you don't know what a number is but you do know how it relates to something else? You use an algebraic expression. In this lesson, we'll learn how to express relationships as algebraic expressions.

Translating Words to Algebraic Expressions

3. Translating Words to Algebraic Expressions

When it comes to word problems, the easiest way to solve them is to look for keywords and change them into math symbols. Watch this video lesson to find out what keywords you should look for and what math symbols they represent.

How to Solve Equations with Multiple Steps

4. How to Solve Equations with Multiple Steps

In algebra, when you want to solve an equation for a particular variable, you will need to perform multiple steps that include adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing. Watch this video lesson to learn the order you need to do these steps.

Distributive Property: Definition, Use & Examples

5. Distributive Property: Definition, Use & Examples

After completing this lesson, you will be able to state the distributive property and apply it to various types of problems. You will also be able to accurately perform the mathematical operations that are involved with the distributive property.

Practice Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

6. Practice Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

In this lesson, we'll practice simplifying a variety of algebraic expressions. We'll use two key concepts, combining like terms and the distributive property, to help us simplify.

What is Factoring in Algebra? - Definition & Example

7. What is Factoring in Algebra? - Definition & Example

Factoring with ordinary numbers involves knowing that 6 is the product of 2 and 3. But what about factoring in algebra? In this lesson, we'll learn the essential elements of algebra factoring.

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