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Expression

a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

EX: (3x4)+2k

EX: (3x4)+2k

Variable

a symbol that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity

EX: j

EX: j

Terms

the parts of an expression that are added together

EX: 3y+7

EX: 3y+7

Constant

A value that does not change

EX: 2x+8+x+3y

EX: 2x+8+x+3y

Coefficient

A number multiplied by a variable in an algebraic expression.

EX: 5x, 8y

EX: 5x, 8y

Like Terms

Expressions that contain the same variables and can be added together

EX: 6n+2n

EX: 6n+2n