Simplification of Algebraic Expression.

Mathematics for Jss1 2nd Term.

Theme: algebraic Process.

Week 9.

Simplification of Algebraic Expression.

Performance Objectives:

Students should be able to

  1. Identify and collect like terms in a given expression.
  2. Identify the coefficient of a given algebraic expression.
  3. Identify the positive and negative coefficients of a given algebraic term.
  4. Perform basic arithmetic operations on expression of similar terms.
  5. Solve related word problems.
  6. Insert/remove brackets.
  7. Solve quantitative problems on the use of brackets.


Example 1: Simplify 3p+4p-2p



Coefficient of p is +5.

Example 2:abc+bac+cab-bca-acb

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