05. Writing Expressions And Equations

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Writing Equations Quizzes & Trivia

�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. 

      Add 3 to a number

    • 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)