# Assignment: Unit 1.10 * Translating Phrases into Math Expressions

```Assignment: Unit 1.10 – Translating Phrases into Math Expressions or
Equations
Name: ___________________________________________
Per: _____
Date: _______________
Translate each phrase into a variable expression.
1. Five more than a number
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2. Eight less than half a number
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3. A number increased by 6
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4. The difference between a number and 4
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5. Three times the sum of a number and 6
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6. Four decreased by ten times a number
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7. Twice a sum of a number and six
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8. Nine less than three times a number
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9. One more than two times a number
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10. Ten subtracted from seven times a number
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Write an equation based on the facts of the problem. Solve the equation and write a complete sentence for
11. Thirty-six more than a number is –10. What is the number?
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Assignment: Unit 1.10 – Translating Phrases into Math Expressions or
Equations
12. If a number is decreased by 9, the result is –32. What is the number?
13. If –10 is subtracted from a number, the result is –43. What is the number?
14. Seven times a number is –525. Find the number.
15. The sum of 26 and twice a number is 158. Find the number.
16. Six more than four times a number is 254. Find the number.
17. Five less than half a number is 35. Find the number.
18. One third of a number is decreased by 18. The result is 36. Find the number.
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Assignment: Unit 1.10 – Translating Phrases into Math Expressions or
Equations
Produced by Kevin Kennerly and Cheryl Davidson 2014
Edited by Kristin Rieves
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