# Simplifying Variable Expressions Flashcards

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1

Q

What is the goal of simplifying variable expressions?

What is the next step in this process?

Describe what symbols and terms are used in simplifying variables.

What symbol is it missing

A

Combine like terms.

The following step is solving for a variable

Coefficients, variables, math symbols.

Equal signs.

2

Q

Simplify 3x + 5y - 9x + 7y

A

-6x + 12y

Or

12y - 6x

3

Q

When simplifying a variable expression.

Are these equal

-6x + 12y & 12y -6x

A

Yes they are