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In many ways. It really depends on the algebraic expression. If several terms are added/subtracted, you can usually combine similar terms (terms that have the same combination of variables). If variables are multiplied, you can combine the same variable, adding the corresponding exponents. Sometimes expressions get simpler if you factor them; sometimes you have to multiply out (in other words, the opposite of factoring). Quite frequently, you have to use a combination of methods to simplify expressions. Take an algebra book, and look at some of the examples.

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A polynomial of degree zero is a constant term

The grouping method of factoring can still be used when only some of the terms share a common factor A True B False

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A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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How an algebric expression with quadratic denominator is solved?

Algebraic expressions can't be solved because they are not equations but they can be simplified.


What is a process for evaluating expressions called?

Algebraic expressions can be simplified by combining together like terms but there are no solution because they don't contain equality signs


What is simplifying the expression?

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Do algebraic expressions have equals signs?

no algebraic expressions do not have equal signs but equations do.


How do you classify algebraic expressions?

Algebraic expressions are terms that do not include an equality sign


How are algebraic expressions and equations alike?

Algebraic expressions are the written relations of or between variables. For example, x2, 1/x, and x + y + z are all algebraic expressions. Algebraic equations are simply algebraic expressions that equate to something. For example, x2 = 4, 1/x = y, and x + y + z = 42 are all algebraic equations. In general, one differentiates algebraic expressions from exponential, trigonometric, hyperbolic, and logarithmic expressions by requiring algebraic expressions to be confined to polynomial expressions. I've added a link regarding polynomials below.


What is the word origin for algebraic expressions?

the word algebraic is arabic.


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Yes. That is the definition of an algebraic expression.


How do you know if you will subtract or add in simplifying algebraic expressions?

Only like terms can be subtracted or added in algebraic expressions.


Can algebraic expressions have exponents?

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What Algebraic expressions?

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What are Algebraic Expresstion?

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What is alegebrac expressions?

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How can algebraic expressions help you make decisions?

Algebraic expressions allow you to organize the information so you can make a easier decision


How do you solve algebraic expresions?

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What are algebraic terms and expressions?

An expression consists of algebraic terms and has no equality sign


How do you solve 1.50p plus 2.50p plus 3p This is a simplifying algebraic expressions and add subtract integer problem?

It is: 1.50p+2.50p+3p = 7p when simplified


What are linear algebraic expressions using fractional coefficients?

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Can you make algebraic expressions and solutions?

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What are factors made of?

Numbers or algebraic expressions.


How will you simplify algebraic expressions?

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Who invented algebraic expressions?

isacc newton


Does an algebraic expressions have a single value?

Not necessarily.


Why do you use letters in algebraic expressions?

the reason you use letters in algebraic expressions is because you don't know the number so a letter replaces it.


What does simplify 2 to the third power plus 3 to the second power mean?

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