# Algebra 1 : How to write expressions and equations

## Example Questions

### Example Question #51 : How To Write Expressions And Equations

Express the difference between  and five is eight.

Explanation:

Take every word and translate into math.

Difference is subtraction.

Seeing the word is means equals.

Since it's difference of  and  we should have .

### Example Question #52 : How To Write Expressions And Equations

Express.  is less than .

Explanation:

Take every word and translate into math.

Even though we see the word is which means equals, the next statement tells us that's not the case.

This is an inequality.

When  is less than , this means we have

### Example Question #53 : How To Write Expressions And Equations

Express eight is greater than .

Explanation:

Take every word and translate into math.

Even though we see the word is which means equals, the next statement tells us that's not the case.

This is an inequality.

When  is greater than , this means we have

### Example Question #54 : How To Write Expressions And Equations

Express five is greater than or equal to .

Explanation:

Take every word and translate into math.

The term greater than or equal to is denoted by this symbol

This is an inequality.

When  is greater than or equal to  , this means we have

### Example Question #55 : How To Write Expressions And Equations

Express ten more than .

Explanation:

Take every word and translate into math.

more than means that you need to add  to something.

That something is  so just combine them to have an expression of

### Example Question #56 : How To Write Expressions And Equations

Express  less than twenty.

Explanation:

Take every word and translate into math.

less than means that you need to subtract  to something.

That something is  so just combine them to have an expression of

### Example Question #57 : How To Write Expressions And Equations

Express the product of  and sixteen.

Explanation:

Take every word and translate into math.

Product indicates multiplication.

So we multiply  and  to get .

### Example Question #58 : How To Write Expressions And Equations

Express the quotient of thirty and .

Explanation:

Take every word and translate into math.

Quotient indicates division.

So we have  listed first being the numerator and  listed last being the denominator.

### Example Question #59 : How To Write Expressions And Equations

Express the quotient of  and forty.

Explanation:

Take every word and translate into math.

Quotient indicates division.

So we have  listed first being the numerator and  listed last being the denominator.

### Example Question #60 : How To Write Expressions And Equations

Express the sum of four times  and .