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High School Mathematics 1.15 Translating Verbal Statements into Algebraic Expressions

Word Phrases

Algebraic expressions

The sum of x and 5
x plus 5
x increased by 5
5 added to x
5 more than x

x + 5

The difference of y and 9
y minus 9
y less 9
y decreased by 9
9 less than y
subtract 9 from y

y - 9

The product of 3 and t
3 times t
t multiplied by 3

3t

The quotient of u and 7
u divided by 7
7 divided into u

u/7

Directions: Select the algebraic expression for the following. Also write at least five examples of each of your own.

Q 1: Choose the expression that means the difference between 11 and the number b. 11 + b 11 - b b - 11 11 / b

Q 2: Mary scored x points in a game. Her friend Anna scored 5 points less than her. Which expression describes Anna's score? x / 5 x - 5 5x x + 5

Q 3: Choose the expression that means 3 fewer than number m. m / 3 m - 3 m + 3 m x 3

Q 4: If x is a positive number, which expression is greater, x + 12 or x + 17? depends on the value of x x + 12 neither x + 17

Q 5: Which expression means the product of 8 and a number b? 8 - b 8 + b 8 / b 8 x b

Q 6: Which expression means x more than number 13? 13 - x x + 13 x / 13 (x - 13)

Q 7: The expression 1.5 + x means: 1.5 decreased by x the product of 1.5 and x 1.5 less than x 1.5 increased by x

Q 8: What does (x + y) mean? the difference between a number x and a number y x is greater than y the sum of a number x and a number y the product of x and y

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