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*Exponent Number of times the base is used as a factor; little number.
*Base Number that is being multiplied.
Directions: Highlight the base and exponent. How do you say it?
Ex: xn = ?
Note: When there is NO exponent, the exponent is understood to be a 1!!
Translating Verbal Expressions to Algebraic Expressions
Addition Subtraction Multiplication Division Algebra I 2 Chp. 1.1 Variables and Expressions September 09, 2013 Examples:
Ex. 1 Write a verbal expression for each algebraic expression:
a) 23g b) k5 6
c) b3 2w4 d) 16u2 3 Ex. 2 Write an algebraic expression for each verbal expression:
a) a number divided by 9
b) 8 less than a number
c) one third of the area c
d) 7 less than the product of 6 and a number e) 6 increased by q to the 8th power
f) three fifths the cube of a number
g) the product of 5 and a number to the 4th power, increased by 6 Ex. 3 Evaluate each expression:
b) 43 c) 5 4 Ex. 4 Write an expression:
A used bookstore sells paperback fiction books in excellent condition for $2.50 and in fair condition for $.50. Write an expression for the cost of buying e excellent
condition books and f faircondition books. Algebra I 3 Chp. 1.1 Variables and Expressions September 09, 2013 Homework:
p. 7 (#1232 Evens, 33, 34, 3638, 4346) Algebra I 4...
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