1.6 Writing Expressions

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Problem Statement

Problems Similar To

1.

The sum of 'x' and 7 is

$$x+7$$

2.

8 more than 'x' is

$$x+8$$

3.

10 less than 'x' is

$$x-10$$

4.

Twice of 'x' is

$$2x$$

5.

Half of 'x' is

$$\frac{1}{2} \times x$$

6.

Product of 'x' and 'y' is

$$xy$$

7.

Let 'x' be the width of the table. The length is 5 times the width. Write an expression for the length.

$$5x$$

8.

A computer printer can print 'x' pages per minute. Write an expression for the number of pages the printer can print in 5 minutes.

$$x \times 5$$

9.

Sophie's math class has 4 fewer boys than girls, and there are 'x' girls. Write an expression for the number of boys.

$$x-4$$