Ch 11: SHSAT Math: Simplifying Expressions

About This Chapter

In your preparations for the math section of the SHSAT, use this chapter to review how to simplify algebraic expressions with addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, as well as expressions with parentheses and exponents.

SHSAT Math: Simplifying Expressions - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to review the techniques used to simplify algebraic expressions. In this series of videos, our professional instructors help you prepare for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) by demonstrating how to simplify:

  • Addition expressions
  • Subtraction expressions
  • Multiplication expressions
  • Division expressions
  • Expressions with parentheses
  • Expressions with exponents

Complete the quizzes that accompany these lesson videos to test your understanding of the topics presented in them. Then use the results from these assessment to identify your areas of weakness and use the video tags and transcripts to improve your understanding of these areas.

SHSAT Math: Simplifying Expressions Chapter Objectives

Students seeking enrollment in the specialized high schools in New York City take the SHSAT to demonstrate their academic skills. These test takers are asked to complete two sections of multiple-choice questions, one on verbal skills and one on math, in a two-hour and 30-minute testing session. This chapter has been assembled to help you to improve your skills simplifying algebraic expressions so that you can perform well on related questions in the math section of the SHSAT.

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