Algebraic Expression

When learning algebraic expression in secondary math classes, student will learn how to use letter to represent numbers. From here, they will be taught on how to evaluate algebraic epxression and formualae.

In additon to that, they also come also things like the addition and subtraction of algebraic fraction. Beside that, they also learn things like multiplying algebraic fractions, simplifying algebraic fractions and other important concepts.


For the following algebraic expression, simplify it.

  1. (x/5) – x
  2. (x/3) + (x/6)
  3. (1/a) + (1/b)



  1. -4x/5
  2. x/2
  3. (a+b)/ab

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