Common Core: 6th Grade Math : Write Expressions that Record Operations with Numbers and With Letters : CCSS.Math.Content.6.EE.A.2a

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Example Question #45 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation

Which of the following phrases can be written as the algebraic expression ?

Possible Answers:

Ninety-nine decreased by the product of seven and a number

The difference of seven and a number multiplied by ninety-nine

The difference of a number and seven multiplied by ninety-nine

The correct answer is not given among the other responses.

The product of seven and a number decreased by ninety-nine

Correct answer:

Ninety-nine decreased by the product of seven and a number

Explanation:

 is ninety-nine decreased by 

 is the product of seven and a number.

Therefore, the  is "ninety-nine decreased by the product of seven and a number".

Example Question #47 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation

Which of the following phrases can be written as the algebraic expression ?

Possible Answers:

Eighty-six subtracted from the product of nine and a number

Nine mutiplied by the difference of a number and eighty-six

The correct answer is not given among the other responses.

The product of nine and a number subtracted from eighty-six

Nine mutiplied by the difference of eighty-six and a number

Correct answer:

Nine mutiplied by the difference of eighty-six and a number

Explanation:

 is nine multiplied by the expression .

 is the difference of eighty-six and a number.

Subsequently,  is "nine multiplied by the difference of eighty-six and a number".

Example Question #48 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation

Which of the following phrases can be written as the algebraic expression  ?

Possible Answers:

Seventy-six subtracted from the sum of a number and three 

The difference of a number and three added to seventy-six

The sum of a number and three subtracted from seventy-six

The correct answer is not given among the other responses.

The difference of three and a number added to seventy-six

Correct answer:

The sum of a number and three subtracted from seventy-six

Explanation:

 is  subtracted from seventy-six.

 is the sum of a number () and three.

Therefore, 

 is "the sum of a number and three subtracted from seventy-six".

Example Question #1 : Write Expressions That Record Operations With Numbers And With Letters : Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ee.A.2a

Select the correct expression for the phrase below.

Subtract  from 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The question tells us that we are going to subtract, so our expression must have a subtraction sign . We are taking  from , thus the  is written first and the correct expression is 

Example Question #2 : Write Expressions That Record Operations With Numbers And With Letters : Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ee.A.2a

Select the correct expression for the phrase below.

Subtract  from 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The question tells us that we are going to subtract, so our expression must have a subtraction sign . We are taking  from , thus the  is written first and the correct expression is 

Example Question #3 : Write Expressions That Record Operations With Numbers And With Letters : Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ee.A.2a

Select the correct expression for the phrase below.

Subtract  from 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The question tells us that we are going to subtract, so our expression must have a subtraction sign . We are taking  from , thus the  is written first and the correct expression is 

Example Question #4 : Write Expressions That Record Operations With Numbers And With Letters : Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ee.A.2a

Select the correct expression for the phrase below.

Add  to 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The question tells us that we are going to add, so our expression must have an addition sign . We are adding  to , thus the correct expression is 

Example Question #5 : Write Expressions That Record Operations With Numbers And With Letters : Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ee.A.2a

Select the correct expression for the phrase below.

Add  to 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The question tells us that we are going to add, so our expression must have an addition sign . We are adding  to , thus the correct expression is 

Example Question #6 : Write Expressions That Record Operations With Numbers And With Letters : Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ee.A.2a

Select the correct expression for the phrase below.

Add  to 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The question tells us that we are going to add, so our expression must have an addition sign . We are adding  to , thus the correct expression is 

Example Question #7 : Write Expressions That Record Operations With Numbers And With Letters : Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ee.A.2a

Select the correct expression for the phrase below.

Multiply  by 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The question tells us that we are going to multiply, so our expression must have a multiplication sign . We are multiplying  by , thus the correct expression is 

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