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Coefficients and Terms

In this worksheet, students identify coefficients and terms in algebraic expressions.

'Coefficients and Terms' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Algebra

Curriculum subtopic:   Understand Expressions, Equations, Inequalities, Terms and Factors

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Terms are made up of letters or numbers or a mixture of both.

 

Examples

3m

-5d

6

7b3

 

An expression is made up of terms added together, such as 4m - 5 + 6d2 which is made up of 3 terms

 

Coefficients are simply the numbers which appear before letters in an algebraic term.

 

Examples

The coefficient of 3m is 3

The coefficient of -5d is -5

The coefficient of -2d3 is -2

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