Common Core: 5th Grade Math : Write and Interpret Simple Expressions that Record Calculations: CCSS.Math.Content.5.OA.A.2

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Example Question #86 : Common Core Math: Grade 5

Write a numerical expression for the following statement:

Subtract 3 from 4. Multiply this amount by 7. Divide this entire quantity by 7.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

 

 

 

Example Question #1 : Write And Interpret Simple Expressions That Record Calculations: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Oa.A.2

Select the equation that reflects the phrase below.

  more than  times .

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

 more than  times  is the same as  because more means to add and times means muitpilcation. 

Example Question #88 : Common Core Math: Grade 5

Select the equation that reflects the phrase below.

 minus , then multiply 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

We want to first subtract  and , so we need to set that in parentheses because of the order of operations. Then we can multiply by 20. 

Example Question #2 : Write And Interpret Simple Expressions That Record Calculations: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Oa.A.2

Select the equation that reflects the phrase below. 

First divide  and , then multiply .

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Because of order of operations, when we have division and mulitplication, we work left to right. So we can first write  divided by  and then we can multiple by .

Example Question #3 : Write And Interpret Simple Expressions That Record Calculations: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Oa.A.2

Select the equation that reflects the phrase below. 

First subtract  and  then dvide by .

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Because we want to subtract  and , we need to set that off into parentheses so that operation comes before we divide by .

Example Question #4 : Write And Interpret Simple Expressions That Record Calculations: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Oa.A.2

Select the equation that reflects the phrase below. 

First subtract  and , then divide

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Because we want to subtract  and  first, we need to set that off into parentheses due to the order of operation rules. Then we can do the division of

Example Question #5 : Write And Interpret Simple Expressions That Record Calculations: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Oa.A.2

Select the equation that reflects the phrase below. 

First multiply  and  then divide by .

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Because of the order of operations, when we have multiplication and division we work from right to left. Since we first want to multiple  and , we do  then we do the 

Example Question #6 : Write And Interpret Simple Expressions That Record Calculations: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Oa.A.2

Select the equation that reflects the phrase below. 

First add  and , then multiple by .

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Because we want to add  and  first, we need to set that off into parentheses due to the order of operation rules. Then we can do the multiply by 

Example Question #7 : Write And Interpret Simple Expressions That Record Calculations: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Oa.A.2

Select the equation that reflects the phrase below. 

First subtract 28 and 17, then divide by 3.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Because we want to subtract  and  first, we need to set that off into parentheses due to the order of operation rules. Then we can do the division by 

Example Question #8 : Write And Interpret Simple Expressions That Record Calculations: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Oa.A.2

Select the equation that reflects the phrase below. 

First add  and , then multiply by

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Because we want to add  and  first, we need to set that off into parentheses due to the order of operation rules. Then we can do the multiplication of 

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