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Translating algebraic expressions

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  • Q1
    Translate the phrase 'the sum of a number and 8' into an algebraic expression.
    x + 8
    x8
    x - 8
    8x
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the algebraic expression for 'the quotient of a number and 6 increased by 3'?
    x / 3 + 6
    3x / 6
    (x / 6) + 3
    x / (6 + 3)
    30s
  • Q3
    Translate 'the square of a number decreased by 10' into an algebraic expression.
    x^2 - 10
    x - 10^2
    x^2 / 10
    10 - x^2
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the algebraic expression for '4 more than twice a number'?
    2x - 4
    4x + 2
    2x + 4
    4 / (2x)
    30s
  • Q5
    What algebraic expression represents 'the total of 7 and the product of a number and 3'?
    x(3 + 7)
    7x + 3
    7 + 3x
    3 + 7x
    30s
  • Q6
    Translate 'the difference between three times a number and 11' into an algebraic expression.
    x(3 - 11)
    3(x - 11)
    11 - 3x
    3x - 11
    30s
  • Q7
    Which expression represents 'the product of a number and 7, decreased by 5'?
    5 - 7n
    7n - 5
    7(n - 5)
    7n + 5
    30s
  • Q8
    If 'n' represents a number, what does '3n + 4' represent?
    Four times a number plus three
    Three times the sum of a number and four
    Three times a number plus four
    The sum of three numbers and four
    30s
  • Q9
    Translate the expression 'the sum of twice a number and 9' into an algebraic expression.
    9n + 2
    2(n + 9)
    2n + 9
    n + 2 + 9
    30s
  • Q10
    What does 'the quotient of a number and 6, increased by 2' translate to in algebraic terms?
    n/6 + 2
    2n/6
    n + 2/6
    6/n + 2
    30s
  • Q11
    Which expression correctly represents '5 less than the product of 4 and a number'?
    -5 + 4n
    4n - 5
    4(n - 5)
    5 - 4n
    30s
  • Q12
    Translate 'the difference between three times a number and 11' into an algebraic expression.
    11 - 3n
    n - 3 + 11
    3(n - 11)
    3n - 11
    30s
  • Q13
    How would you represent '8 more than twice a number' in algebraic form?
    8n + 2
    2n + 8
    n + 8/2
    2(n + 8)
    30s
  • Q14
    What algebraic expression represents 'the cube of a number decreased by 10'?
    (n - 10)^3
    n^3 - 10
    n - 10^3
    10 - n^3
    30s
  • Q15
    Translate 'four less than the square of a number' into an algebraic expression.
    n^2 - 4
    (n - 4)^2
    n(n - 4)
    4 - n^2
    30s

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