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Simplify Like Terms

In this worksheet, students simplify like algebraic terms.

'Simplify Like Terms' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Algebra

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

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

When we simplify algebraic expressions we combine the coefficients of like terms.

 

Example

Simplify 3b + 4b - b

 

Answer

Look at the coefficients of 3b + 4b - b which are 3b + 4b -1b

Combine them to get 3 + 4  -1 = 6

So the answer is 6b

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