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What is a constant?
a number that stands alone

What is an algebraic expression?
Give an example
Combination of variables, constants, grouping symbols and mathematical operations.
addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and exponents.

How do you evaluate an Algebraic expression?
Give an example
Substitute with a # for each var

What is a number?
Give an example
Something(#,Var, product of constant) raised to a power.

Whats a coefficient?
Give an example
Coefficient of a term is the numeral factor of the term (# n front of var)
 Coefficient of 14=14

Whats a like term?
Give an example of one that is and is not a like term
Like term: Term with the same var and exponent


Distributive Property
If a, b, and c are real numbers then
Give an example
 a(b+c)=a x b + a x c

How do you simplify an Algebraic expression
Give an example
 1. remove ( ) using distributive property
 2. Combine like terms

What is Algebra?
letters/symbols rep #'s quantities in equations

