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Simplifying Algebra Expressions A

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 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