# Translating Expressions and Equations Lets look at some

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Translating Expressions and Equations

Let’s look at some vocabulary Verbal Expression - A word phrase 5 more than x Algebraic Expression- A set of math symbols containing a variable 2 x-5

Let’s look at some MORE vocabulary Verbal sentence- a complete word statement. The sum of 3 more than x is 8. Algebraic equation- A mathematical statement that says two expressions are equal. 2 x+2 = 8 An EQUAtion must have an EQUAl sign.

What’s that called? Seven less than thirteen Verbal expression The product of six and seven is forty- two. 7 + x = 25 Verbal sentence Algebraic equation 9 x – 5 Algebraic expression The sum of nine and six is fifteen. Verbal sentence

Key Math Words for Addition Add Increased More than Plus Sum Total

Key Math Words for Subtraction Decreased Less than Difference Left Less Lower than Minus

Key Math Words for Multiplication Double Triple Half Twice Product Of Times

Key Math Words for Division Divide into Quotient Half

Key Math Words for Equals IS

Change the verbal expression to an algebraic expression. eight less than n n - 8

Change the verbal expression to an algebraic expression. seven increased by t 7 + t

Change the verbal expression to an algebraic expression. twice a number plus nine 2 n + 9

Change the verbal expression to an algebraic expression. one-third of p 1/3 p

Change the verbal statement to an algebraic equation. The sum of a twice a number and 3 is 12. 2 n+3=12

Change the verbal statement to an algebraic equation. Six times a number decreased by five is thirty-eight. 6 n-5=38

Change the verbal statement to an algebraic equation. Five times a number divided by ten is four. 5 n ÷ 10 = 4

Change the verbal statement to an algebraic equation. Five more than ½ a number is eight. ½ p + 5 =8