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Making the Transition from Arithmetic to Algebra!Recognizing Equivalent Algebraic Expressions. |

These worksheets are based on the ideas (from the NCTM) that many students have difficulty making the transition from elementary school mathematics to middle school algebra. A typical question a student may ask is,

Special thanks to Joseph G. R. Martinez, currently a faculty member at the University of New Mexico, for letting us use his ideas in building this section.

Arithmetic to Algebra Worksheets

Arithmetic on left with equivalent algebra expression on the right

Same as previous worksheet but has the answers and a box to fill in the missing number or unknown

Problems are mixed up (does not have equivalent expressions)

Same as previous worksheet but has the answers and a box to fill in the missing number or unknown

Some more difficult problems; Equivalent algebra is on the right

Exponent Worksheets!

Evaluate Exponents

Comparison of Exponents

Exponent Addition

Multiplying Powers

Multiplying Powers with Unknowns (Monomials)

Dividing Powers

Dividing Powers with Unknowns (Monomials)

Multiplying Monomials (No Negatives)

Multiplying Monomials (Negatives)

Multiplying Monomials (Negatives and Power-Of-A-Power or Power-Of-A-Product)

Division of Monomials

Division of Monomials (Includes Multiplication)

Division of Monomials (Multiplication and Power-Of-A-Power or Power-Of-A-Product)

Scientific Notation: Rewrite in Scientific Notation

Scientific Notation: Rewrite in Decimal Notation

Scientific Notation: Multiplication

Scientific Notation: Division