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Quiz 1-1: Translating Expressions



Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Which of the following represents “mc001-1.jpg”?
a.
mc001-2.jpg
c.
mc001-4.jpg
b.
mc001-3.jpg
d.
mc001-5.jpg
 

 2. 

Write an equation to represent “Thirty-eight more than a number is fifty-one.”
a.
mc002-1.jpg
c.
mc002-3.jpg
b.
mc002-2.jpg
d.
none of these
 

 3. 

Write an equation to represent “The product of a number and 14 is 28.”
a.
mc003-1.jpg
c.
mc003-3.jpg
b.
mc003-2.jpg
d.
mc003-4.jpg
 

 4. 

Write an equation to represent “Josie drives 15,000 miles every year. How many miles m does Josie drive in one month?”
a.
mc004-1.jpg
c.
mc004-3.jpg
b.
mc004-2.jpg
d.
mc004-4.jpg
 

 5. 

Write an equation to represent “The product of 7 and a number is 392.”
a.
mc005-1.jpg
c.
mc005-3.jpg
b.
mc005-2.jpg
d.
mc005-4.jpg
 

 6. 

Write an equation to represent “A subway system takes in 13,500 slugs in place of tokens each year. How would the subway system calculate the amount of money it loses each year if each token costs $1.50?”
a.
mc006-1.jpg
c.
mc006-3.jpg
b.
mc006-2.jpg
d.
mc006-4.jpg
 

 7. 

Write a verbal expression for the algebraic expression mc007-1.jpg.
a.
the difference of 7 and p multiplied by the difference of 11 and q
b.
the product of 7 and p added to the product of 11 and q
c.
the product of 7 and p minus the product of 11 and q
d.
the product of 7 and the difference of p and 11 multiplied by q
 

 8. 

Write a verbal expression for the algebraic expression mc008-1.jpg.
a.
5 more than the quotient of 2 and b
c.
2 more than the product of 5 and b
b.
2 less than the product of 5 and b
d.
5 less than the quotient of 2 and b
 

 9. 

Write a verbal expression for the algebraic expression mc009-1.jpg.
a.
the quotient of c and d divided by 2
c.
2 more than the quotient of c and d
b.
2 minus the product of c and d
d.
2 times the product of c and d
 

 10. 

Write a verbal expression for the equation mc010-1.jpg.
a.
the difference of 9 and a multiplied by 2 equals 11
b.
2 more than 9 times a equals 11
c.
9 more than the product of 11 and a equals 2
d.
2 times 9 plus a equals 11
 

 11. 

Write a verbal expression for the equation mc011-1.jpg.
a.
3 more than r is 12
c.
12 less than r is 3
b.
the product of 3 and r is 12
d.
the quotient of 3 and r is 12
 
 
Write an algebraic expression for each verbal expression.
 

 12. 

one-third the square of a number
a.
mc012-1.jpg
b.
mc012-2.jpg
c.
3mc012-3.jpg
d.
mc012-4.jpg
 

 13. 

the difference of 4 and b
a.
b - 4
b.
b ÷ 4
c.
4 - b
d.
b + 4
 

 14. 

the sum of 4 and z
a.
z ÷ 4
b.
4 · z
c.
z + 4
d.
z - 4
 

 15. 

b less than 2
a.
b + 2
b.
b ÷ 2
c.
2 - b
d.
b - 2
 

 16. 

b decreased by 9
a.
b ÷ 9
b.
9 - b
c.
b + 9
d.
b - 9
 

 17. 

the quotient of a and 6
a.
6a
b.
a - 6
c.
mc017-1.jpg
d.
mc017-2.jpg
 

 18. 

the product of m and 6
a.
6m
b.
m - 6
c.
mc018-1.jpg
d.
m + 6
 

 19. 

Evaluate mc019-1.jpg
a.
2
b.
8
c.
0
d.
4
 

 20. 

Write an algebraic expression for 10 less than d
a.
10 > d
c.
10 - d
b.
10 < d
d.
d - 10
 

 21. 

Write an algebraic expression for the sum of the cube of a number and 5
a.
5x3
c.
5 + x3
b.
5 . 3x or 15x
d.
5 + 3x
 

 22. 

Write 6 . 6 . 6. m . y . y . y . using exponents
a.
63my3
c.
66my3
b.
666m3y3
d.
63m3y3
 

Short Answer
 

 23. 

Write an algebraic expression for the sum of five times sa023-1.jpg and sa023-2.jpg
 

 24. 

Write an equation to represent “The sum of 89 and a certain number is 316.”
 

 25. 

Write an equation to represent “A number divided by six is 102.”
 

 26. 

Write an equation to represent “When a number is decreased by twelve, the result is 7.”
 

 27. 

Write an equation to represent “Eight less than a number is 23.”
 

 28. 

Write an equation to represent “A software retailer had $360 worth of one popular computer game g in stock. Each game costs $45. How many games did the store have?”
 

 29. 

Write a verbal expression for the algebraic expression 5 + x.
 

 30. 

Write a verbal expression for the algebraic expression 6p + 5.
 

 31. 

Write a verbal expression for the algebraic expression sa031-1.jpg.
 

 32. 

Write a verbal expression for the equation sa032-1.jpg.
 

 33. 

Write a verbal expression for the equation sa033-1.jpg.
 
 
Write a verbal expression for each algebraic expression
 

 34. 

sa034-1.jpg
 

 35. 

sa035-1.jpg
 



 
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