# 05. Writing Expressions And Equations

10 Questions  Settings  �This quiz will assess your understanding of writing expressions and equations. ��

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• 1.
If Betsy has n quarters.  What expression could be used to find the total value of her coins in dollars?
• A.

25n

• B.

0.25 +n

• C.

25 + n

• D.

0.25n

• 2.
Jed reads p pages each day in a 200 page book.  What expression could be used to find the number days it would take to read the book?
• A.

200/p

• B.

200p

• C.

200 + p

• D.

200 - p

• 3.
Which verbal expression does NOT represent   9 - x
• A.

X less than nine

• B.

X decreased by nine

• C.

Subtract x from nine

• D.

The difference of nine and x

• 4.
Write "the product of 16 and n" as an algebraic expression.
• 5.
Which of the following verbal expressions does NOT translate into  n + 3 ?
• A.

• B.

A number plus 3

• C.

A number decreased by 3

• D.

3 more than a number

• 6.
Which of the following equations could be used to find the area of a rectangle with side lengths of 5cm and 7cm?
• A.

A = 5 + 5 + 7 + 7

• B.

A = 1/2 ( 5 )( 7 )

• C.

A = 5 + 7

• D.

A = (5)(7)

• 7.
Which phrase represents the expression 7x + 2 ?
• A.

Seven times two plus a number

• B.

Two times a number plus seven

• C.

Two less than a number multiplied multiplied by seven

• D.

Two plus a number multiplied by seven

• 8.
Write an algebraic expression for  " 18 less than a number x
• 9.
The state fair charges \$6 admission and \$2 for each ride.  Which expression could represent the total cost after admission is paid for one person and he/she rides "r" rides?
• A.

6 + 2r

• B.

2 + 6r

• C.

6 + 3r

• 10.
Which of the following equations represents the perimeter of a rectangle with sides L and W?
• A.

P = (L)(W)

• B.

P = L + W

• C.

P = 2L + 2W

• D.

P = (2L)(2W)