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# I want to learn about: Algebra

Learn elementary algebra with Smartick. Exercises, theory, tutorials, and teaching resources about algebra for elementary aged children. Here you will find posts about algebra to make learning mathematics easier and more fun.

Jan01

## Using Singapore Bars to Solve Algebraic Equations

In today’s post we’re going to learn how to solve algebraic equations using the Singapore bars method. This method helps us to visualize the information graphically when we read an algebraic word problem, which helps us to solve it. Let’s look at an example of how to solve an algebraic problem with and without Singapore bars. Example of an […]

Sep20

## Introduction to Equations with an Example

In today’s post we’re going to look at the concept of equations. To start, we’re going to take a look at this situation: “One third of Cecilia’s flowerpots contain daisies, half of them are full of pansies, and the other twelve contain poppies. How many flowerpots does Cecilia have?” Think about it, and see if […]

May29

## How to Evaluate Number Sequences

What are number sequences? How can we guess what number will come next? In this post, we’ll give you the guidelines that you need to solve number sequence problems. Number sequences are numbers that are organized to follow a certain rule. The hardest part is figuring out the rule, but once we have it, it’s […]

May24

## Learn the Properties of Monomials

In this post, we will look at what monomials are, what their components are and what properties they have. What is a Monomial? A monomial is a combination of numbers and letters related by only multiplication and the exponents of the letters can only be natural numbers. For example: -5ax 3 Is a monomial because […]

Mar30

## Learn How to Add Polynomials with Examples

What are polynomials? Before we start adding them, we need to know what they are and what properties they have. It’s important to understand what factors and degrees are, and how to order the terms. If you’re not sure about these concepts, you can read these previous posts about the properties of monomials and properties […]

Mar23

## Learn How to Perform Combined Operations

Do you want to learn how to perform combined operations? On the Smartick blog, we have already talked about combined operations on other occasions, but now we will look at more examples and we will solve them together. Shall we start? What are combined operations? Combined operations are numerical expressions in which multiple operations (addition, […]