# Writing algebraic expression worksheet

Answers may vary slightly.

There should be some familiarity with integers which are whole numbers or whole numbers with a negative sign. The following prior knowledge is required before doing these worksheets: An understanding that a variable is a letter such as x, y or n and it will represent the unknown number.

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It is also important to understand and know the terms: quotient, product, sum, increased and decreased as they relate to operations. The problems give the student the expression in words, such as the quotient of 7t and 5, the difference of x and 8, divided by 2, or the quantity 8 plus 2t, cubed, and ask the student to write a mathematical expression to match that.

That an equation is a statement in math that does contain an equals sign. For example, 3y is an expression.

## Writing algebraic expressions from word problems worksheet pdf

The following prior knowledge is required before doing these worksheets: An understanding that a variable is a letter such as x, y or n and it will represent the unknown number. The problems give the student the expression in words, such as the quotient of 7t and 5, the difference of x and 8, divided by 2, or the quantity 8 plus 2t, cubed, and ask the student to write a mathematical expression to match that. Just try again! That an equation is a statement in math that does contain an equals sign. Print PDF worksheet above, the answers are on the second page. To get the worksheet in html format, push the button "View in browser" or "Make html worksheet". Html format: simply refresh the worksheet page in your browser window. The variable will represent the number in an expression or an equation. When the word quotient is used, it refers to the division sign and when the word product is used, it refers to the multiplication sign which is indicated by a.

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