# CCCA

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Guide
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Procedures
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Prepared
Be Respectful
Be on Time
Seek Tutoring when Needed!
Entering
the classroom
Leaving the classroom
Questions
Teacher’s Desk
Group
Work
Pass use – restrooms, lockers, sick
oEmergencies
Announcements
Finish
work early
Pencils – usage and breakage
1. 5
word prediction. Guess
the meanings of the
following words: Variable,
expression, base, constant,
&amp; factor.
CCCA Unit 1
Why
is it important to understand
the “language” of mathematics?


Identifying Parts
Guided NOTES
 Can
subtraction, multiplication, division, parenthesis,
square roots, exponents…
 Examples:
x2
3  x  2
5b  7c  d
5 xy
 Symbols
or letters used to represent an
unknown
 Examples:
x



 How
many items are being added, subtracted,
divided
 Examples:
2
5a  2 xy  3
3
P  2x
2
a b
4
 Same
variable raised to the same power
 Examples:
2
2
5 x y and 8 x y
2
7y and 22y
2
 The
number in front of a variable
 Examples:
123 xy
3 2
123
9xy z
9
x
1
 The
number up in the air next to a base
 The number of times you multiply something
times itself
 Examples:
3
3
12
12
2
x
4
3 y  7
4
 What
the exponent sits on
 The part that has been raised to a power
 Examples:
3
2
12
x
2
x
4
3 y  7
y
A
number that has no variable
 It can be positive or negative
 Examples:
42
-42
3x  5
5
2
4
5 x  3y  8
-8
 Items
that are being multiplied together
 Can be numbers, variables, parenthesis
 Examples:
6
1 and 6…. Or 2 and 3
9xy 9 and x and y
 x  2  y  3  (x + 2) and (y – 3)
3  z  9  3 and (z – 9)
 Simplify
inside parenthesis
 Take care of exponents
 In order from left to right, multiplication or division
 In order from left to right, addition or subtraction
 Examples:
5  3  2  1  4
2
-18


Sum
Plus
More
Than
Increased
Together
Difference
Minus
Decreased
Less
Than (swaps the order)
Take away
Quotient
Half
Divide
by
Product
Twice
Double
Triple
Times
Square
Cubed
To
the power of
Raised to a power
The sum of a number and 10
x + 10
The product of 9 and x squared
2
9x
9 less than g to the fourth power
4
g –
9
8 + 3x
Eight increased by three times x
1. Five times a number increased by 5 is
the same as 3 times the same number
decreased by 7.
2. Four times a number plus 10 minus two
times the same number is 6.
WORKSHEET
Writing an Expression Practice Worksheet
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