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What is a variable?
is a letter that represents a number
What is an algebraic expression?
is a number, variable or combination of the two connected by some mathematical operation like addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, exponents, and/or roots.
/5, and 10 -
are all examples of algebraic expressions
How do you evaluate an expression?
evaluate an expression
by replacing the variable with the given number and performing the indicated operation
Finding the value of an expression
When you are asked to
find the value of an expression,
that means you are looking for the result that you get when you evaluate the expression
sum, plus, add to, more than, increased by, total
difference of, minus, subtracted from, less than, decreased by, less
product, times, multiply, twice, of
quotient divide, into, ratio