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

## Example Questions

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

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

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

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

The correct answer is not given among the other responses.

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

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

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

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

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

The correct answer is not given among the other responses.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The correct answer is not given among the other responses.

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

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 #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

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

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 #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.

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 #8 : 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.

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 #9 : 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.

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 #10 : 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