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


1.

Write an algebraic expression for the following verbal
expression.
the sum of 8 and m
A.  8 · m  B.  m + 8  C.  m ÷ 8  D.  m 
8 


2.

Write an algebraic expression for the following verbal
expression.
m less than 1
A.  m ÷ 1  B.  1  m  C.  m  1  D.  m +
1 


3.

Write an algebraic expression for the following verbal
expression.
the quotient of a and 9
A.   B.  a  9  C.  9a  D.  


4.

Write an algebraic expression for the following verbal
expression.
onethird the square of a number


5.

Write an algebraic equation for the following: “When a number is doubled
and then increased by 5, the result is 11.”
A.  2(n + 5) = 11  B.  2n + 5 = 11  C.  n + 5 · 2 = 11  D.  2n = 11 +
5 
