# Ch 13: Understanding Algebraic Expressions

The short video lessons in this chapter help elementary school students understand algebraic expressions. Use the lesson quizzes and chapter exam to ensure your students have mastered the material.

## Understanding Algebraic Expressions - Chapter Summary

Use our short, engaging video lessons to ensure your elementary school students understand algebraic expressions. Our instructors will explain variables and how to express relationships as algebraic expressions. They will introduce students to the commutative, associative and distributive properties. Students will learn how to evaluate simple expressions, combine like terms and then practice what they have learned. At the end of each lesson there is a short, multiple-choice quiz you can use to assess your students' grasp of each concept, and you can use the chapter test to see if review is needed.

## Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
What is a Variable in Algebra?This lesson defines variables and provides examples.
Expressing Relationships as Algebraic ExpressionsThis lesson teaches students how to create an equation using mathematical operations and variable to express the relationship between two numbers.
Evaluating Simple Algebraic ExpressionsStudents learn to evaluate simple expressions.
The Commutative and Associative Properties and Algebraic ExpressionsThis lesson explains the commutative and associative properties and their uses in solving algebraic expressions.
The Distributive Property and Algebraic ExpressionsThis lesson demonstrates and provides practice for the distributive property.
Combining Like Terms in Algebraic ExpressionsStudents learn to simplify expressions by sorting and combining like terms.
Practice Simplifying Algebraic ExpressionsStudents will practice the skills they have learned by simplifying algebraic expressions.

7 Lessons in Chapter 13: Understanding Algebraic Expressions
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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