MA109_Unit#1 - Unit 1 Problems Translating Algebraic Expressions 1 Translate the following word phrase into an algebraic expression seven times the

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Unit 1 Problems Translating Algebraic Expressions 1.Translate the following word phrase into an algebraic expression: seven times the difference 2.Translate the following word phrase into an algebraic expression: nine times five less than 3.Eric has rock and classical CDs in his car. The number of rock CDs is 3 more than the number of classical CDs. Let c represent the number of classical CDs. Write an expression for the number of rock CDs. 4.Marcella has 6 fewer male cousins than female cousins. Let f represent the number of female cousins. Write an expression for the number of boy cousins. f - 6 5.Jeannette has \$5 and \$10 bills in her wallet. The number of fives is three more than six times thenumber of tens. Let t represent the number of tens. Write an expression for the number of fives. 6t + 3 6.Explain the difference between “4 times the sum of x and y” and “the sum of 4 times x and y.”4 times the sum of x and y would be 4 times the amount x and y where as the sum of 4 times x and y would be 4 times x plus y
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