Name:    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 “ ”?
 a. c. b. d. 2.

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

3.

Write an equation to represent “The product of a number and 14 is 28.”
 a. c. b. d. 4.

Write an equation to represent “Josie drives 15,000 miles every year. How many miles m does Josie drive in one month?”
 a. c. b. d. 5.

Write an equation to represent “The product of 7 and a number is 392.”
 a. c. b. d. 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. c. b. d. 7.

Write a verbal expression for the algebraic expression .
 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 .
 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 .
 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 .
 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 .
 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. b. c. 3 d. 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. d. 18.

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

19.

Evaluate 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

23.

Write an algebraic expression for the sum of five times and 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 .

32.

Write a verbal expression for the equation .

33.

Write a verbal expression for the equation .

Write a verbal expression for each algebraic expression

34. 35. 