
Example: "Some number added to 7 gives 11," convert this word problem into a symbolic statement. Solution: Let the number be 'x'. If x is added to 7, we get x+7. According to the problem statement, this sum is equal to 11. Therefore, symbolically the statement is x+7 = 11. Directions: Convert the following word problems into symbolic statements. Also write at least 10 examples of your own. 