# MAT - Paper 2014 - Q1E

## Flashcards

### 2021-09-18

When simplifying an algebraic expression for the MAT, what should be in the back of your mind?

“How can I write this so there is only one $x$?”

What technique do I forget a lot when simplifying algebraic expressions?

Completing the square.

What algebraic technique often comes up when finding the maximum or minimum of a function?

Completing the square.