# Evaluating mathematical expressions

Taught by mrbrianmclogan
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The answer to the second problem is listed as 12, but it should be -12.

Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, students will learn how to evaluate mathematical expressions by finding the value for a given set of terms. They will understand the importance of identifying the keyword "value weight" in their problem and know how to plug in the given values for each variable. The lesson also includes a rational expression problem, which will show students how to apply the order of operations to simplify the expression before finding the value. By the end of the lesson, students will be able to evaluate different kinds of expressions and solve problems with ease.

Lesson Description:

How to evaluate mathematical expressions

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