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### High School Mathematics1.2 Algebraic Expressions

 An algebraic expression, or simply an expression is a mathematical statement that may use numbers, variables, or both. Examples for expressions include: 9 x 6 + 9 1 × u + o 5x + 1 9x + 2y + z 2jk or 2 x j x k or 2(jk) Directions: Express the statements as algebraic expressions. Also, write at least five examples of your own of language statements and their equivalent mathematical expressions.
 Q 1: Mary weighs 60 pounds, and Lucy weighs p pounds. Write an expression for their combined weight.60 + 0insufficient information60 + 960 + p Q 2: A car travels at 60 miles per hour. Write an expression for the distance the car will have traveled after m hours.60 × mm - 60m/6060 + m Q 3: The sum of a number and 55. Write an algebraic expression for the statement.55xx + xx + 5555 - x Q 4: The sum of twice a number and 13. Write an algebraic expression for the statement.13x + 2x + 1313 + 22x + 13 Q 5: Three less than a number. Write an algebraic expression for the statement.3aa + 33 - aa - 3 Q 6: Jill's age five years ago.5 - xx + 5x/5x - 5 Q 7: Six times a number, less 116 - 116+a-116s - 1111x - 6 Q 8: Two less than three times a number.3x - 22x - 33 - 2x Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!