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106 resources with the concept writing expressions

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Translating Statements to Algebraic Expressions (Applications)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Math is like another language with a vocabulary all its own. Translating verbal statements to mathematic symbols is a challenging task for learners. The video instruction provides several examples viewers watch—and rewatch—to improve...
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Write a Numerical Expression in the Form a-b and a(b+c) (Example)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
To add or subtract ... how do you make the decision? The video instructor explains the process of writing a numerical expression from a verbal expression. While writing the expressions, he provides explanations for his decisions.
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Writing Algebraic Expressions (Examples)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Express yourself! Using a table method, the lesson presentation explains how to convert a verbal expression into an algebraic expression. The examples include problems with a variety of operations.
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Writing Algebraic Expressions

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Turning words into symbols is a powerful way to use mathematics. A direct video lesson presents several word problems requiring an algebraic expression. After defining the variable, the presenter shows how to write an expression...
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Introduction to Variables and Variable Expressions

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Variable expressions can take many shapes and forms. Learners review the different components of many different variable expressions in a straightforward video lesson. After introducing vocabulary, the instructor uses context to write...
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Patterns and Expressions: Cookie Jars

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
It's okay to get caught with your hand in a virtual cookie jar. Pupils use an interactive to drag cookies from two cookie jars onto a plate. They investigate how an expression representing the number of remaining cookies changes as users...
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Expressions for Real-Life Situations: Shopping for Sisters

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Shopping for a resource on writing algebraic expressions? Look no further. Pupils use an interactive to drag shirts and pants out of a shopping bag. They create and evaluate an expression to represent the cost of the clothes.
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Math Grade 6: Use Expressions and Equations

For Teachers 6th Standards
See how math is like magic. Scholars try several examples of a number trick to verify it works for all values. Writing algebraic expressions and/or equations help them prove that the number trick results in the same output number...
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Writing and Evaluating Expressions—Exponents

For Teachers 6th Standards
Bring your young mathematicians into the fold. Scholars conduct an activity folding paper to see the relationship between the number of folds and the number of resulting layers in the 23rd installment of a 36-part module. The results of...
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Writing and Evaluating Expressions—Multiplication and Division

For Teachers 6th Standards
Don't table the resource on writing expressions for relationships in tables. Scholars investigate relationships between variables and write algebraic expressions involving multiplication and division. These expressions help solve...
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Writing and Evaluating Expressions—Addition and Subtraction

For Teachers 6th Standards
Let Y represent Yes to using an excellent resource. Pupils first learn to define variables using a complete description in the 19th part in a series of 36. They write expressions involving addition and subtraction in real-world contexts...
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Read Expressions in Which Letters Stand for Numbers III

For Teachers 6th Standards
Those key operation words sure come in handy. Groups continue their work with converting between different notations for algebraic expressions. They work in stations to write the symbolic form for given verbal phrases. This is the 17th...
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Writing and Expanding Multiplication Expressions

For Teachers 6th Standards
Find out what's so standard about standard form. Scholars learn to write multiplication expressions with variables in the 10th lesson plan in a series of 36. They use different symbols for multiplication and translate between standard...
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Writing and Evaluating Expressions—Multiplication and Addition

For Teachers 6th Standards
How many people can sit around a table? The 22nd part in a series of 36 continues the work on writing and evaluating expressions to include expressions with two operations. Pupils use models to determine an expression for the number of...
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Mid-Module Assessment Task: Grade 6 Math Module 4

For Students 6th Standards
Halfway through the module — the perfect time for an assessment. The 18th installment of a 36-part series is a mid-module assessment. Scholars provide evidence of understanding through various mathematical and contextual problems.
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Read Expressions in Which Letters Stand for Numbers II

For Teachers 6th Standards
Reading and writing take on a whole different meaning in math class. Young mathematicians learn to read verbal phrases by focusing on operation words. They write equivalent algebraic expressions for both mathematical and contextual...
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Writing Division Expressions II

For Teachers 6th Standards
Division is division is division is division ... four different ways to write division. Scholars continue to learn about division expressions. They translate between several forms, including verbal phrases, expressions using the division...
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Writing Division Expressions

For Teachers 6th Standards
Express division using different expressions. Individuals learn to write division expressions both with and without the division symbol in the 13th lesson of a 36-part series. They consider both numerical and algebraic expressions...
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Writing Addition and Subtraction Expressions

For Teachers 6th Standards
Symbols make everything so much more concise. Young mathematicians learn to write addition and subtraction expressions — including those involving variables — from verbal phrases. Bar models help them understand the concept. 
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Writing, Evaluating, and Finding Equivalent Expressions with Rational Numbers

For Teachers 7th Standards
Groups write and evaluate expressions for various phone plans and scenarios to find which is the best deal. they then compare different approaches to writing expressions for the same scenario and discuss the concept of equivalent...
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Translate and Evaluate

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Translate, evaluate, educate. Discover how to translate and evaluate expressions. Young mathematicians first review words and phrases that indicate operations and learn to write algebraic expressions from verbal descriptions....
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Number Game

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's all in the numbers! Create a mathematical model to analyze a number game and develop a winning strategy. Using a given numerical pattern, scholars write an expression to model the scenario. They then interpret the pattern of the...
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Linear and Nonlinear Expressions in x

For Teachers 8th Standards
Linear or not linear — that is the question. The lesson plan has class members translate descriptions into algebraic expressions. They take the written expressions and determine whether they are linear or nonlinear based upon the...
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Number Trick

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Show your classes the magic of numbers. Using a number trick, learners practice writing algebraic expressions. They then use their expression to perform the trick. Their exploration should help them understand the magic behind the trick.