Evaluating Algebraic Expressions

Plug and Chug

Sometimes algebra is a whole lot easier than it appears. Evaluating expressions is one of those times. Just plug in numbers, and chug along performing the order of operations, and voila! To make it even easier, your TI-30XS can do all the calculations for you.

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Substitute in the known values, then simplify as usual! Use your calculator to perform the computations if you like. That's all it takes to evaluate algebraic expressions.

Watch the Virtual GED Class video for a complete explanation and tons of worked example problems.


Evaluating Expressions for Beginners

Printable worksheet with one variable, one simple operation, and whole numbers to ease into the algebra concept.

Try the Quizlet set to practice evaluating multi-step algebraic expressions with one variable and negative numbers.

Try the Kuta worksheet for expressions with more than one variable, negatives, and more complex order of operations.

GED style evaluating expressions REVISED.pdf

GED style expressions and functions to evaluate.


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