# Write Algebraic Expressions for Applications

Algebra makes the world go round; well, not really, but it does make problems easier. An informative YouTube video shows how to write algebraic expressions. Contexts include both mathematical and real-world problems, such as perimeter, sale prices, and profit on deliveries.

##### Instructional Ideas

• Have pupils write problems for classmates to solve
##### Classroom Considerations

• Familiarity with percents is necessary
• Learners should be familiar with perimeter
##### Pros

• Comprehensive explanations make following along easy
##### Cons

• Not very interesting and does not hold student interest very well