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Converting Algebraic Expressions into equivalent Phrases

To write a phrase which represents an algebraic expression, substitute words for the numbers, variables, and mathematical operations.

2n + 12

9 + m/6

17 - 4y

a/5 + 6a

(k - 20)/7

(y + 4)(y - 3)

17.99x - 3.95

9x/(x + 3)

5(4 + y) - 8

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Jun 24, 2013
Equivalent Phrases
by: Staff


Answer

Part I

2n + 12

twelve more than two times a number

twelve more than two times a number





9 + m/6

nine more than one-sixth of a number

nine more than one-sixth of a number





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Part II


17 - 4y

seventeen minus four times a number

seventeen minus four times a number




a/5 + 6a

six times a number plus one-fifth of the same number

six times a number plus one-fifth of the same number





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Part III


(k - 20)/7

the quotient of twenty less than a number and seven

the quotient of twenty less than a number and seven





(y + 4)(y - 3)

the product of four more than a number and three less than the same number


the product of four more than a number and three less than the same number





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Jun 24, 2013
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Part IV


17.99x - 3.95

3.95 less than the product of 17.99 and a number


3.95 less than the product of 17.99 and a number




9x/(x + 3)

the quotient of nine times a number and three more than the same number

the quotient of nine times a number and three more than the same number





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Jun 24, 2013
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by: Staff


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Part V


5(4 + y) - 8

eight less than the product of five and four more than a number

eight less than the product of five and four more than a number







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