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In this video lesson, I am going to show you the words you should look for that translate into addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and equals. Of course, if you read a number, that.
English Phrase Into an Algebraic Expression Sometimes, you find yourself having to write out your own algebraic expression based on the wording of a problem. In that situation, you want to read the problem carefully, pick out key words and phrases and determine their equivalent mathematical meaning, replace any unknowns with a variable, and; put it all together in an algebraic expression. The.
Translating a statement into an algebraic expression requires you to look at your key words. Your key words include the words that represent numbers - both known and unknown numbers - the.
Example 5: Write an algebraic expression for the math phrase ” the quotient of 1, and 1 decreased by a number”. Solution: The keyword “quotient” means we will divide. In this case, we want to divide the number 1 by the quantity 1 decreased by a number. Below is the algebraic expression that can represent the math phrase above.
Multiplication Phrases Expression Division Phrases Expression Twice a number The product of 2 and n 2 multiplied by a number 2 times a number 2n The quotient of z and 3 A number divided by 3 The ratio of z and 3 Translate each verbal phrase into an algebraic expression or equation. 1) Seven less than a number is 15 2) The total of 5 and c.
Translating verbal sentences into algebraic expressions Example: Let’s write an algebraic expression, described with a sentence: The sum of twice a number and six As you know the first operation in the sentence (the sum), is the last one to be performed. You have to stick to the order of operations. Built the expression from specific to general.