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

## Example Questions

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

Write a numerical expression for the following statement:

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

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 .

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #81 : Operations & Algebraic Thinking

Select the equation that reflects the phrase below.

minus , then multiply

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 #1 : 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 .

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 #1 : 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 .

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 #71 : Order Of Operations

Select the equation that reflects the phrase below.

First subtract  and , then divide

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 #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 multiply  and  then divide by .

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 #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

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 multiply by

### 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.

First add  and , then multiply by

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

### Example Question #10 : 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 multiply by