Translating algebraic expressions

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15 questions
• 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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