# EXPRESSIONS, EQUATIONS, AND FUNCTIONS Chapter 1. FOUR STEP PROBLEM SOLVING 1. UNDERSTAND THE PROBLEM (READ!) 2. PLAN THE SOLUTION (WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING.

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EXPRESSIONS, EQUATIONS, AND FUNCTIONS Chapter 1

FOUR STEP PROBLEM SOLVING 1. UNDERSTAND THE PROBLEM (READ!) 2. PLAN THE SOLUTION (WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?) 3. SOLVE THE PROBLEM (DO THE WORK) 4. CHECK THE SOLUTION (DOES IT MAKE SENSE?) Opener

WHILE ON VACATION, THE JACOBSON FAMILY DROVE 312.8 MILES THE FIRST DAY, 177.2 MILES THE SECOND DAY, AND 209 MILES THE THIRD DAY. ABOUT HOW MANY MILES DID THEY TRAVEL IN ALL? FOLLOW THE STEPS. Opener - Continued

1-1 Variables and Expressions Algebraic Expression – sums and/or products of numbers and variables. Variable – symbols used to represent unspecified numbers or values. (any letter) Term – a number, a variable, or a product or quotient of numbers and variables. Factors – numbers being multiplied Product – the result of multiplication

More vocabulary Power – the exponent in this expression. Exponent – the number of times the base is multiplied times itself. Base – the number being multiplied. Example:

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Verbal to Algebraic Algebraic to Verbal You Try!!

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