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# Simplifying Algebra Expressions A

 Simplifying Basic simplifying involving: indices, multiply terms, dividing terms, Brackets. Ex1.14, Ex1.15, Ex1.16 Theta pg 7 & 8 More Simplifying Simplifying algebraic fractions, Multiply fractions, Dividing fractions, Fractions with powers Ex2.01, Ex2.02, Ex2.03, Ex2.04 Theta pg 9 & 10

# Combine Like Terms

### Simplify by collecting 'like' terms together

 Simplify x's Simplify y's Answer   Mouse over key words

# Multiplying

### Multiplying terms combines the powers

 Simplify Why? Mixed terms Answer   Mouse over key words

# Dividing

### Dividing terms also combines the powers

 Simplify Why? Mixed terms Answer   Mouse over key words

# Brackets

### Removing the brackets involving powers.

 Simplify Why? Mixed terms Answer Mouse over key words

# Combined Example

### Simplify as much as possible.

 Expand powers Invert fraction Multiply terms Divide terms Mouse over key words

### Summary:

 Expand brackets Invert 2nd fraction & change to multiplying