Math 1050
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Math 1050
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2012-09-15 14:47:36
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Math 1050 1.8 review for test 9/19/2012
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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