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 Evaluate an Algebraic Expression:  To find the value of an expression by replacing each variable in an expression with numbers.

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The total amount of money spent on a dinner at the local restaurant is the sum of the meal price, the tax, and the tip. If a meal has a 7% tax and a 15% tip, the the total amount of money spent, t, is represented by the algebraic expression t = p + 0.07p + 0.15p, or t = 1.22p, where p is the meal price.

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The football rating of a quarterback can be determined by evaluating the algebraic expression

using the variables

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