# collecting like terms Worksheets

## Collecting Like Terms Examples

Algebraic expressions are made up of letters and numbers. We call the letter the unknown. When a letter and number are together, such as 2b, we call this a term. When we simplify algebraic expressions we collect the like terms together.

## How to Collect Like Terms

Algebraic pyramid type exercises work well when learning how to simplify expressions. How the pyramids work is by adding the two blocks, or bricks, which are below. Teachers may even want to make up their own pyramids from a sheet of blank prymaids. You can omit or delete any block to make the problem more difficult, or you can include fractions, decimals and negatives alongside the algebraic expression for more advanced students. Here are some blank pyramids to help along the way...
For rearranging formulae worksheets try here: Rearranging Formulae Worksheets. For substituting into expressions try here: Substituting Into Expressions Worksheets.

# Collecting Like Terms Questions And Answers

For Finding Nth Term Worksheets try: Finding Nth Term Worksheets. For Solving Linear Equations Worksheets try: Solving Linear Equations Worksheets.

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