Translating Verbal Phrases into Numerical Expressions

Sam's family bought 5 tickets for $15 each and used 3 coupons for $2 off. Translating Verbal Phrases into Numerical Expressions 5 × 15 − 3 × 2 Addition:sum together combined total increased by more than add plus Common Operational Phrases:Subtraction:differencedecreased by fewer than less than less subtract from minus How many are left/remaining? How many/much more? Multiplication:product multiplied by times of as many as twice (×2) triple (×3) quadruple (×4) Common Operational Phrases:Division:quotientdivide by share equally/evenly distribute equally/evenly cut up/into ratio out of How many times? How many/much each/per? What percent? the difference of 10 and 2 the quotient of 10 and 2 the product of 10 and 2 the sum of 10 and 2 Match the expression with the phrase: 10 + 2 ? 10 − 2 ? 10 × 2 ? 10 ÷ 2 ? the difference of 8.2 and 3.2 the quotient of 4.5 and 1.5 the product of 7.4 and 3 the sum of 4.3 and 8 Translate the following verbal phrases into numerical expressions: Use the * symbol for multiplication. Use the / symbol for division. Match the expression with the phrase: 10 more than 5 5 more than 10 5 less than 10 10 less than 5 10 + 5 ? 5 + 10 ? 10 - 5 ? 5 - 10 ? Match the expression with the phrase: 6 less than 12 12 increased by 6 12 greater than 6 6 less 12 12 - 6 ? 6 - 12 ? 12 + 6 ? 6 + 12 ? 9 subtracted from 13 Match the expression with the phrase: 9 decreased by 13 13 and 9 together 9 and 13 combined 13 - 9 ? 9 - 13 ? 13 + 9 ? 9 + 13 ? How much more than 3 is 8? How many times 3 is 8? What is 3 more than 8? Match the expression with the phrase: What is 3 times 8? 8 + 3 ? 8 - 3 ? 3 × 8 ? 8 ÷ 3 ? What is one-half of twenty? 20 ÷ ½ ½ × 20 What is two-thirds of eighteen? ⅔ × 18 18 ÷ ⅔ |

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