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449 resources with the concept algebraic expressions

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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Claim 2

For Teachers 7th Standards
To solve or not to solve that is the problem. A slide presentation of 17 items show different ways that Smarter Balanced assesses Claim 2, problem solving. The items span from sixth and seventh grade concepts to highlight the...
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Dividing Algebraic Fractions

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Do the keep, change, flip dance. The resource shows that the division of algebraic fractions follows the same rules as dividing numerical fractions. Pupils understand that if they can multiply rational expressions, they can divide...
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Multiplying Algebraic Fractions

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Make the complicated look relatively simple. The video shows how multiplication of algebraic fractions is easier when they factor the numerators and denominators. Pupils see which factors will cancel, or divide out, easier when writing...
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Simplifying Algebraic Fractions

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Simplification is about factoring. While working with rational expressions, pupils must know how to factor. The video shows how the process of finding common factors in algebraic fractions is similar to finding common factors in...
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Adding Algebraic Fractions

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The process requires the combination of several concepts. A video shows how individuals need several concepts to add rational expressions. Pupils must remember they need to find common denominators, combine like terms, and use the...
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Dividing Algebraic Expressions

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Get back to the basics to become an expert. The short video shows the basics of dividing algebraic expressions. Using several examples, the presenter reminds viewers of the rules of exponents when dividing. Pupils practice dividing...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target C

For Teachers 7th Standards
Pupils may be able to simplify expressions, but do they understand how to simplify an expression? A PowerPoint presentation gives several examples of Smarter Balanced Assessment items that test learners' understanding of the concept....
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Function Machines

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
It's not a time machine—it's a function machine! Using two rules, the video introduces a function machine that changes an input to an output. Pupils answer questions such as finding what is the input for a given output and what values...
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Algebraic Proof

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Proofs do not exist only in geometry. The video shows the class different ways that proofs appear in algebra. Pupils work through a variety of algebraic proofs involving the divisibility of an algebraic expression or whether it is even...
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Collecting Like Terms

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Gather all similar terms together. Initially created to aid in the review of the General Certificate of Secondary Education, the resource provides opportunities to practice collecting like terms in algebraic expressions and multiplying...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target D

For Teachers 7th Standards
Put expressions, equations, and inequalities to work! Young scholars solve problems using various strategies. Meant as a snapshot of the Smarter Balanced Assessment, a set of seven questions includes topics from writing expressions to...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Claim 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Communication is the key. A presentation provides 25 sample items for Claim 3, Communicating Reasoning, for the Smarter Balanced High School Math assessment. Items require pupils to answer the question and provide logical reasoning to...
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Math in Fencing: Distance as a Variable

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Out lunge the opponent. Fencing uses math in determining distances between opponents. An installment of the Math at the Core: Ratios series shows how to use variables to write an expression to show the distance a fencer must cover to...
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Simplify and Evaluate Algebraic Expressions 2

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
These are equivalent, too. The resource presents two expressions to simplify that require using the distributive property and/or combining like terms. After simplifying the expressions, the video shows how to evaluate the expressions to...
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Simplify Algebraic Expressions (Basic)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
To simplify or not to simplify, what should scholars do? Using several examples, the video works through the process of simplifying algebraic expressions. The resource restricts simplification to using the distributive property and to...
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Write and Evaluate a Variable Expression for Total Cost (ax+b)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
It's just the cost of the game. Using a two-part example, the presenter writes an expression to determine the amount friends spend to attend a game. The video shows the total amount they spend when given the cost of each ticket.
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Write and Simplify a Variable Expression for Age (ax+b)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Age is just a number. The resource develops a multi-step expression to represent a person's age. Using the video, the presenter creates expressions for the age of four different people that build upon each other. The final age requires...
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Writing Basic Algebraic Expressions (Example 2)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Just how much farther? A helpful video provides an example in determining an algebraic expression involving distance traveled. Graphics provide an illustration to demonstrate how to find the remaining distance to travel given a known...
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Simplify and Evaluate Algebraic Expressions 1

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Evaluate the equivalence of expressions. A helpful video walks through the process of simplifying two expressions. Using values for the variables, the presentation evaluates the original expression and the simplified expression to show...
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Algebraic Notation

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Algebraic vocabulary and notation sometimes seem like a foreign language. A video tutorial breaks down the vocabulary and notation into easy-to-understand chunks. The narrator writes the notation with symbols, in words, and verbalizes...
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Forming Algebraic Expressions

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Turning words into numbers and symbols sounds like the art of writing an algebraic expression. Young scholars first observe a lesson presentation outlining strategies for writing expressions. They then use one of the included worksheets...
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Module 7: Structure of Expressions

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
The structure of an expression is a descriptive feature. Learners build a solid understanding of quadratic functions using an analysis of expressions in different forms. The seventh module in a series of nine includes 12 lessons...
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Stories That Formulas Tell

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Learn the stories a formula holds. An interesting lesson takes a unique approach to teach how to use formulas. Beginning with a formula, learners predict what the variables stand for and then use the formula to make calculations and tell...
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Real-Life Math | Astrobiologist

For Students 6th Standards
Is there advanced life beyond Earth? Perhaps, but there's definitely advanced math in the universe. A real-life astrobiologist explains how she uses math in her job and describes complex systems research in a short video. Pupils then...