## How do you evaluate and analyze an article?

Critical reading:Identify the author’s thesis and purpose.Analyze the structure of the passage by identifying all main ideas.Consult a dictionary or encyclopedia to understand material that is unfamiliar to you.Make an outline of the work or write a description of it.Write a summary of the work.

### How do you evaluate an article?

To evaluate a journal article look for:Purpose of Article: Why was the article written? Type of Journal: For college-level term papers, information should be obtained mostly from scholarly journals.Organization and Content: Is the material organized and focused? Bias (of the publisher)Date of Article.Bibliography.

**How do you evaluate the accuracy of an article?**

When considering accuracy, ask yourself the following questions:Has the source been edited or peer-reviewed?Has the author supplied a list of references for their work? Is the information provided verifiable? Is the language or tone opinion based or does it contain facts and statistics?

**What is a simplified expression?**

Simplified-expression definitions (mathematics) An expression that has been condensed and shortened, so that all the like terms have been combined. noun.

## What does it mean to evaluate an expression?

To evaluate an algebraic expression means to find the value of the expression when the variable is replaced by a given number. To evaluate an expression, we substitute the given number for the variable in the expression and then simplify the expression using the order of operations.

### Why would you want to simplify an algebraic expression?

By “simplifying” an algebraic expression, we mean writing it in the most compact or efficient manner, without changing the value of the expression. This mainly involves collecting like terms, which means that we add together anything that can be added together.