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# Verbal Expressions 1

### English verbal expressions translated to mathematical expressions

Question | Answer |
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nine more than a number | x + 9 |

the difference of ten and a number | 10 - x |

three more than half of a number | 1/2x + 3 |

nine less than the product of ten and a number | 10x - 9 |

the quotient of a number and two-tenths | x/0.2 |

twenty divided by a number is less than or equal to two | 20/x <= 2 |

two cubed divided by a number | 2^3/x |

five decreased by eight times a number | 5 - 8x |

five squared minus a number | 5^2 - x |

twenty-three less than the difference of thirty-eight and a number | (38 - x) - 23 |

a number increased by seven | x + 7 |

the product of a number squared and twelve increased by forty-four | 12x^2 + 44 |

the product of a four and a number | 4x |

twenty-nine decreased by a number | 29 - x |

twenty-three more than the difference of thirty-eight and a number | (38 - x) + 23 |

four times the quantity of a number decreased by eleven | 4(x - 11) |

eleven decreased by the quantity 4 times a number | 11 - 4x |

the product of four and the quantity of a number minus 11 | 4(x - 11) |

one-half multiplied by a number | 1/2x |

three times the quantity two less than a number | 3(x - 2) |

A number plus 9 | x + 9 |

Thirteen decreased by a number | 13 - x |

Twelve times a number | 12x |

Two thirds of a number | 2/3x |

Quotient of a number and three fifths | x / 3/5 |

Ten more than twice a given number | 2x + 10 |

Seven more than half of a number | 1/2x + 7 |

Five less than a number, divided by three | (x – 5) /3 |

Three cubed divided by a number | 3^3/x |

Four times the sum of a number and seven | 4(x + 7) |

Created by:
lbmath
on 2010-09-18