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### High School Mathematics1.15 Translating Verbal Statements into Algebraic Expressions

 Word Phrases Algebraic expressions The sum of x and 5 x plus 5 x increased by 5 5 added to x 5 more than x x + 5 The difference of y and 9 y minus 9 y less 9 y decreased by 9 9 less than y subtract 9 from y y - 9 The product of 3 and t 3 times t t multiplied by 3 3t The quotient of u and 7 u divided by 7 7 divided into u u/7

Directions: Select the algebraic expression for the following. Also write at least five examples of each of your own.
 Q 1: What does (x + y) mean?the difference between a number x and a number ythe product of x and ythe sum of a number x and a number yx is greater than y Q 2: Which expression means x more than number 13?(x - 13)x / 13x + 1313 - x Q 3: If x is a positive number, which expression is greater, x + 12 or x + 17?neitherdepends on the value of xx + 12x + 17 Q 4: Choose the expression that means 3 fewer than number m.m - 3m / 3m + 3m x 3 Q 5: Which expression means the product of 8 and a number b?8 / b8 + b8 x b8 - b Q 6: The expression 1.5 + x means:1.5 decreased by x1.5 increased by x1.5 less than xthe product of 1.5 and x Q 7: In the expression, t + 10, the letter t is called aexpressionvariablemystery letteralgebraic letter Q 8: Mary scored x points in a game. Her friend Anna scored 5 points less than her. Which expression describes Anna's score?x - 5x / 5x + 55x Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!

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