Algebra from English
Common Core: 6.EE.2a

Algebra from English

Author: Graham Pardun

Writing algebraic expressions from sentences and word problems will be demonstrated in this tutorial.  Learn about common words and phrases you might see in sentences that translate into mathematical operations like addition and multiplication. Practice defining variables and writing algebraic expressions using clues from sentences and word problems.

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