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Examples, solutions, videos, worksheets, games, and activities to help Algebra 1 or grade 7 students learn how to write word problems as algebraic expressions.

**How to translate words into algebraic expressions?**

Examples:

The sum of a number and six.

The difference of a number and two.

The product of a number and five.

The quotient of a number and four.

The ratio of a number and four.

Seven less than a number.

Nine decreased by a number.

Twice a number.

Three times a number subtracted from ten.

Five added to the product of nine and a number.

Six less than the quotient of number and four.

**How to write algebraic expressions when one quantity is more or less than another?**

Examples:

1. Juan is 6 inches taller than Niko. If we let N represent Niko's height in inches, write an algebraic expression for Juan's height.

2. Linda and Joan went shopping. Linda spent $25 less than Joan. If we let J represent how much Joan spent, write an algebraic expression for how much Linda spent.

**How to write algebraic expressions?**

Examples:

1. Rita's score is 13 more than 4 times Milan's score. If we let s represent Milan's score, write an algebraic expression for Rita's score.

2. Ted's debt is 15 less than half of Mike's debt. If we let x represent Mike's debt, write an algebraic expression for Ted's debt.
**How to write an algebraic expression for the distance traveled by two people with the total distance known?**

Example:

Ron and Monique were driving to a business meeting 85 miles from their office. Ron drove the first x miles, then Monique drove the rest of the way. Write an algebraic expression for how many miles Monique drove.

More Lessons for Grade 7

Math Worksheets

Examples, solutions, videos, worksheets, games, and activities to help Algebra 1 or grade 7 students learn how to write word problems as algebraic expressions.

Examples:

The sum of a number and six.

The difference of a number and two.

The product of a number and five.

The quotient of a number and four.

The ratio of a number and four.

Seven less than a number.

Nine decreased by a number.

Twice a number.

Three times a number subtracted from ten.

Five added to the product of nine and a number.

Six less than the quotient of number and four.

Examples:

1. Juan is 6 inches taller than Niko. If we let N represent Niko's height in inches, write an algebraic expression for Juan's height.

2. Linda and Joan went shopping. Linda spent $25 less than Joan. If we let J represent how much Joan spent, write an algebraic expression for how much Linda spent.

Examples:

1. Rita's score is 13 more than 4 times Milan's score. If we let s represent Milan's score, write an algebraic expression for Rita's score.

2. Ted's debt is 15 less than half of Mike's debt. If we let x represent Mike's debt, write an algebraic expression for Ted's debt.

Example:

Ron and Monique were driving to a business meeting 85 miles from their office. Ron drove the first x miles, then Monique drove the rest of the way. Write an algebraic expression for how many miles Monique drove.

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