Phrases to Algebraic expressions

by Osama M. Khaled last modified 2022-06-24T23:47:21+01:00

Word phrases can be translated into algebraic expressions

Questions #: 8
Time: 5 minutes
Pass Score: 80.0%

    Write as an algebraic expression

    The sum of a and 5 can be written in algebraic expression as

    a + 5
    a and 5
    a added to 5
    5 plus a

    Match algebraic expressions for additions

    Match the algebraic expression with the right word phrase

    1. the sum of a and 8
    2. 4 plus c
    3. 16 added to m
    4. 4 more than t
    5. 20 greater than F
    6. increased by r
    7. exceeds by 35
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    m + 16
    a + 8
    T + r
    t + 4
    F + 20
    4 + c
    y + 35

    Match algebraic expressions for subtractions

    Match key phrases with the right algebraic expressions

    1. 23 - P
    2. 550 - h
    3. w - 18
    4. 7 - j
    5. M - x
    6. L - 12
    7. 5 - f
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    550 minus h
    7 decreased by j
    18 less than w
    The difference of 23 and P
    M reduced by x
    5 less f
    12 subtracted from L

    Match algebraic expressions for multiplications

    1. the product of 4 and x
    2. 20 times B
    3. twice r
    4. double the amount a
    5. triple the profit P
    6. three-fourths of m
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    20B
    4x
    2r
    3P
    3/4m
    2a

    Match algebraic expressions for divisions

    Match the key phrases with the algebraic expressions

    1. R/19
    2. s/d
    3. c/d
    4. k/4
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    s divided by d
    the quotient of R and 19
    k split into 4 equal parts
    the ratio of c to d

    Swimming

    A pool is to be sectioned into 8 equally wide swimming lanes. Choose the right algebraic expression that represents the width of each lane

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    x * 8
    x/8
    8 / x
    x - 8

    Painting

    A 10-inch-long paintbrush has two parts: a handle and bristles. Choose a variable to represent the length of one of the parts.  Then write an expression to represent the length of the other part

    handle length = h and bristles length = 10 - h
    bristles length = b and handle length = 10 - b
    bristles length = b and handle length = h
    First and second choices
    None of the above

    Enrolments

    Second semester enrolment in a computing program was 32 more than twice that of the first semester. Let x represent the enrolment of the first semester. Write an expression that represents the enrolment for the second semester.

    x + 2 + 32
    32x + 2
    x/2 + 32
    2x + 32