Purchase Solution

Converting word problem to algebraic expression

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

1.) Write the following as an algebraic expression using x as the variable : the sum of a number and -8

2.) Write the following as an algebraic expression using x as the variable: Five more than the product of 7 and a number.

3.) Solve -3 ( -19+4 )/-5

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

In this solution two sentences, written in word problem (plain English) format are converted to algebraic expressions.

Solution Preview

1) Using X as "number" you get:

the sum of X and -8

or X + -8

which can be further simplified to X-8 or -8 + x

2) Again using X as ...

Purchase this Solution

Free BrainMass Quizzes
Probability Quiz

Some questions on probability

Graphs and Functions

This quiz helps you easily identify a function and test your understanding of ranges, domains , function inverses and transformations.

Know Your Linear Equations

Each question is a choice-summary multiple choice question that will present you with a linear equation and then make 4 statements about that equation. You must determine which of the 4 statements are true (if any) in regards to the equation.

Exponential Expressions

In this quiz, you will have a chance to practice basic terminology of exponential expressions and how to evaluate them.

Solving quadratic inequalities

This quiz test you on how well you are familiar with solving quadratic inequalities.