# algebraic expressions

### Aliyah had \$24 to spend on seven pencils. After buying them she had \$10. How much did each pencil co

Aliyah had \$24 to spend on seven pencils. After buying them she had \$10. How much did each pencil cost? Let p be the number of pencils. We're...
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### 4 multiplied by the cube of p is reduced by 5

4 multiplied by the cube of p is reduced by 5 The cube of p means we raise p to the 3rd power: p^3 4 multiplied by the cube of p 4p^3 reduced...
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### 5 times quantity n minus 3

5 times quantity n minus 3 quantity n minus 3 (n - 3) 5 times quantity n minus 3 5(n - 3)
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### the sum of w and v divided by their difference

the sum of w and v divided by their difference the sum of w and v: w + v their difference: w - v the sum of w and v divided by their difference...
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### twice the sum of a and b is thrice c

twice the sum of a and b is thrice c The sum of a and b: a + b twice the sum of a and b means we multiply the sum of a and b by 2: 2(a + b)...
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### 1/3c increased by the square root of d

1/3c increased by the square root of d square root of d: sqrt(d) 1/3c increased by the square root of d 1/3c + sqrt(d)
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### twice a number subtracted from the square root of the same number

twice a number subtracted from the square root of the same number The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x: x Twice a...
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### the sum of 2 times x and 3 times y diminished by 12

the sum of 2 times x and 3 times y diminished by 12 2 times x: 2x 3 times y: 3y the sum of 2 times x and 3 times y 2x + 3y the sum of 2 times...
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### 200 feet shorter than the height of a light house

200 feet shorter than the height of a light house Let the height of a light house be h: h 200 fee shorter mean we subtract 200 from h: h - 200
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### 3 is subtracted from square of a number

3 is subtracted from square of a number The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x: x Square of a number means we raise x...
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### 5 times a number is 4 more than twice a number

5 times a number is 4 more than twice a number The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x. x 5 times a number: 5x Twice a...
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### 9x is subtracted from the sum of 3y and 4

9x is subtracted from the sum of 3y and 4 The sum of 3y and 4 3y + 4 9x is subtracted from the sum of 3y and 4 3y + 4 - 9x
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### Write the sentence as an equation. 19 is equal to c less than 321

Write the sentence as an equation. 19 is equal to c less than 321 c less than 321: 321 - c The phrase is equal to means an equation, so we set...
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### thrice y plus x minus 2z

thrice y plus x minus 2z Thrice y means we multiply y by 3: 3y plus x 3y + x minus 2z 3y + x - 2z
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### If 2 inches is about 5 centimeters, how many inches are in 25 centimeters? Choose the proportions th

If 2 inches is about 5 centimeters, how many inches are in 25 centimeters? Choose the proportions that accurately represent this scenario. We set...
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### decrease a number by 7 and multiply by 6.

decrease a number by 7 and multiply by 6. The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x: x Decrease a number by 7: x - 7...
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### Add u and w, triple the result, then add what you have to v

Add u and w, triple the result, then add what you have to v Add u and w u + w Triple the result means multiply the sum of u and w by 3: 3(u + w)...
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### a taken away from 4b

a taken away from 4b 4b - a
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