 # Evaluate Algebraic Expressions: Examples

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Examples, videos, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help Algebra 1 or grade 7 students learn how to evaluate algebraic expressions.

We can evaluate an algebraic expression for different values of the variable.

To evaluate 3x + 1 for x = −2, we substitute −2 in place of x
3(−2) + 1 = −6 + 1 = −5

Remember to use order of operations to evaluate and be careful with the minus signs.

Evaluating Algebraic Expressions 1
Part 1 of Evaluating Basic Algebraic Expressions; no negative numbers
Evaluating Algebraic Expressions 2
Part 2 - includes replacing variables with negative numbers, using order of operations, and simplifying.

Evaluating Algebraic Expressions
This video shows how to evaluate algebraic and variable expressions.

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