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# Translating Between Words & Algebraic Expressions (Grade 9)

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## Translating Between Words & Algebraic Expressions

1.
How would you write the following algebraic expression as a verbal expression?
$4x-1/4$
1. 4 increased by a number is decreased by 1/4
2. product of x and 4 is decreased by one quarter
3. x divided by 4 is reduced by 1/4
2.
Which of the following verbal expressions represents the algebraic expression $5n - 4 ?$
1. Four less than five times a number
2. The difference between 4 and five times a number
3. Four less than the sum of five and a number
4. Five times a number and four
3.
Write an algebraic expression for the following verbal expression.

the sum of 200 and five times a number
1. 5n + 200
2. 200n + 5
3. 5n - 200
4. 200n - 5
4.
Write an algebraic expression for the following verbal expression.

the sum of 150 and three times a number
1. 3n + 150
2. 150n + 3
3. 3n - 150
4. 150n - 3
5.
Which of the following is not a way to say 2x + 2?
1. twice a number plus two
2. two times the sum of a number and two
3. two times a number, added to two
4. the sum of twice a number and two
6.
Which of the following expressions correctly interprets the following phrase?
6 less than 3 times a number, times 4 more than two times another number
1. $3x-6*2y+4$
2. $6-3x-4+2y$
3. $(3x-6)(2y+4)$
4. $6-3x*4y+4$
7.
Which of the following correctly interprets the expression $(5x-1)/(4y)$?
1. One less than five times a number divided by four times a number
2. Five times a number minus one divided by four times another number
3. Five times a number divided by four times another number less one
4. One less than five times a number, divided by four times another number
8.
Which of the following expressions correctly interprets the following phrase?

two less than three times a number, multiplied by three less than four times another number
1. $(3x-2)(4y-3)$
2. $(3x-2)/(4y-3)$
3. $(3x-3)(4y-2)$
4. $(3x-3)/(4y-2)$
9.
Which of the following correctly interprets the expression $(5x)/(3y-2)$?
1. Five times a number divided by two less than three times another number
2. Five times a number divided by 3 times another number minus two
3. Five times a number divided by 3 times a number less two
4. Five times a number divided by two less than three times a number
10.
Which of the following expressions correctly interprets the following phrase?

one less than two times a number, divided by three more than four times another number
1. $(3-2x)/(4y-1)$
2. $(2x)/(4y)-1$
3. $(1-2x)/(4y+3)$
4. $(2x-1)/(3+4y)$
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