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Identify Coefficients and Terms in Algebraic Expressions

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

'Identify Coefficients and Terms in Algebraic Expressions' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 7 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Algebra

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

Popular topics:   Algebra worksheets, Year 7 Algebra worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

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








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.



The coefficient of 3m is 3

The coefficient of -5d is -5

The coefficient of -2d3 is -2


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