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# TutorMe Blog

## What Is an Algebraic Expression and Why Is It Important?

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Jana Russick
August 17, 2021 What is an algebraic expression? An algebraic expression is a mathematical phrase that uses coefficients, unknown variables, algebraic operations, and constants. However, an expression cannot have an equals sign.

Let's expand on the definition of an algebraic expression and explain how it’s different from other types of mathematical expressions.

## 3 Steps to Convert Mixed Numbers Into Improper Fractions

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Jana Russick
August 17, 2021 Mixed numbers are a combination of a whole number and proper fractions. Here’s an example: Mixed numbers show a value somewhere between two whole numbers. For example, the mixed number above is neither 1 nor 2. The one-half fraction shows it's perfectly in between.

Let's dive further into what mixed numbers are and how they can be converted into another type of fraction, improper fractions.

## Best Strategies for Multiplying Decimals

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Jana Russick
August 15, 2021 Multiplying decimals seems tricky. But in reality, it follows almost the same process as multiplying any non-decimal number, just with one extra step. Let's take a look.

## How to Solve Fractions With Exponents

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Jana Russick
August 15, 2021 Exponents and fractions are complicated enough on their own. Why do we have to involve fractions with exponents? Though solving fractional exponents seems difficult, breaking down and simplifying the process makes it much easier to tackle.

## A Step-by-Step Guide to Dividing Fractions With Whole Numbers

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Jana Russick
August 15, 2021 The process of dividing fractions with whole numbers is different than what it seems. Even though you are dividing whole numbers, the most effective way to solve these kinds of math problems is to use a multiplication sign. Let's explain why.