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Unformatted text preview: VC DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS REVISED FALL 2005 TRANSLATING ENGLISH PHRASES INTO ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSIONS ENGLISH PHRASES ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSIONS Ten more than a number.................................................................................................................................................. x + 10 A number added to five .....................................................................................................................................................5 + x A number increased by thirteen....................................................................................................................................... x + 13 Four less than ten.............................................................................................................................................................10 - 4 Six less than a number....................................................................................................................................................... x- 6 A number decreased by seven............................................................................................................................................ x- 7 The difference between a number and three...................................................................................................................... x- 3 The difference between three and a number......................................................................................................................3 - x Twice a number .....................................................................................................................................................................2 x Half (of) a number.................................................................................................................................................... 1 2 x or 2 x A number squared or the square of a number......................................................................................................................... x 2 The square of five more than a number .........................................................................................................................( x + 5) 2 Five more than the square of a number or the square of a number, increased by five...................................................... x 2 + 5 Ten percent of a number...................................................................................................................................................0.10 x Ten times a number .............................................................................................................................................................10Ten times a number ....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course MATH V04 taught by Professor Michaelbowen during the Spring '12 term at Ventura College.

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