Mathematics J.S.S 2 Second Term
Theme: Algebraic Process
Sub Theme: Algebraic Operation
Students should be able to;
- Expand a given algebraic expressions
- Factorize simple algebraic expressions
Expansion and Simplification of Algebraic Expressions
Remember that in algebra, letters stand for numbers. The number can be whole or fractional, positive or negative.
1. Just as 5a is short for 5 x a, so -5a is short for (-5) x a.
2. Just as m is short for 1 x m, so –m is short for (-1) x m.
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