# Translating words into algebraic expressions

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Lesson Description:

Translate words and expressions into algebraic expressions involving variables.

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• How do you translate words or verbal expressions into algebraic expressions?
• How do you write the sum of a number and six as a math expression?
• How do you write the difference of a number and two as a math expression?
• What is the product of a number and five as a math expression?
• How do you write the quotient (or ratio) of a number and four as a math expression?
• How do you write six more than a number as a math expression?
• How do you write seven less than a number as a math expression?
• What is the difference between 'less than a number' and 'less a number'?
• How do you write seven less a number as a math expression?
• How can you translate the statement 'nine decreased by a number' to a math expression?
• What is twice a number as a math expression?
• What is 3 times a number subtracted from ten as a math expression?
• How do you write 'five added to the product of nine and a number' as a math expression?
• What is 'six less than the quotient of a number and four' as a math expression?
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This is a great starting point for learning how to write word problems / statements / expressions as a math expression. This skill will be very useful when writing and solving equations from word problems in Algebra. There are a lot of practice problems to help you learn this skill.