Lesson Objective

Understand the basics behind adding 'like terms' in order to simplify
algebraic expressions.

About This Lesson

This lesson shows you the basic concepts that
you should know when adding 'like terms'. Several
examples are shown as well to help you
to understand this better.

Tip #1

Arrange the 'like terms' together before adding
them up. This minimize mistakes.

Tip #2

Double check that all 'like terms' are added up.
The algebraic expression is considered
simplified only when there is no more 'like terms'
in it.

Math Video Transcript

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Now, let's try some MCQ questions to understand
this lesson better.

You can start by going through the series of questions on simplifying expressions - adding*like terms* or pick your
choice of question below.

You can start by going through the series of questions on simplifying expressions - adding

- Question 1 on simplifying expression
- Question 2 on simplifying expression