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NUMERICAL EXPRESSION

Definition of Numerical Expression

The term �numerical� means �involving numbers� and the term �expression� means �phrase�.

A numerical expression is a mathematical phrase involving only numbers and one or more operational symbols

More About Numerical Expression

A numerical expression represents a particular number.
For example, the numerical expression 4 + 20 - 7 in the example above simplifies to the number 17.

Examples of Numerical Expression

The following are some examples of numerical expressions.
4 + 20 � 7, (2 + 3) � 7, (6 � 2) � 20, 5 � (20 � 3), 5 � (42 + 3)


Video Examples: How to Simplify Numerical Expressions


Solved Example on Numerical Expression

Ques: Evaluate the numerical expression: 23 + 15 � 8.

Solution:

  • Step 1: 23 + 15 � 8 [Given.]
  • Step 2: = 38 � 8
  • Step 3: = 30
  • Step 4:So, 23 + 15 � 8 = 30.

Ques: Evaluate: 102 - 10 + 1001

Solution:

  • Step 1: 102 - 10 + 1001 [Given.]
  • Step 2: = 10 � 10 - 10 + 100
  • Step 3: = 100 � 10 + 100
  • Step 4: = 90 + 100
  • Step 5: = 190
  • Step 6: So, 102 - 10 + 1001 = 190.

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