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Substitute the given values into the algebraic expressions in this self marking quiz.

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This is level 5: . Here are some mathematical expressions.
Can you evaluate them if s = 2, b = 2, t = 4 and n = 6

3(t2 + n)

Correct Wrong

sb - (s - 1)

Correct Wrong

(2b + n)2

Correct Wrong

s2t - n

Correct Wrong

b2 + 2n2

Correct Wrong

6(n - 2)2

Correct Wrong

(t + n) - (s + b)

Correct Wrong

(tn - 3)2

Correct Wrong

sbt ÷ 2

Correct Wrong

6nb - 14s ÷ 7

Correct Wrong

5n(7s + 2b) + 8t

Correct Wrong

2s2 + ⅓(12n - 3b)

Correct Wrong


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Description of Levels



Level 1 - Simple addition and subtraction - positive integers

Level 2 - Addition, subtraction and multiplication - positive integers

Level 3 - Indices - positive integers

Level 4 - Brackets - positive integers

Level 5 - Mixed expressions - positive integers

Level 6 - Mixed expressions - negative integers

Level 7 - Mixed expressions - positive and negative decimals

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