How to Write Expressions – Practice Problems

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In order to write mathematical expressions it is important to be able to recognize keywords to help identify which operations, constants, variables, and so on need to be used. When perfected, this method can make it possible to easily translate word problems into corresponding math equations. Learn how to write expressions by finding out how Loco Mateo jumpstarts his catering business that features his signature Tacos El Fuego.
Common Core Reference: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.A.2

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Exercises in this Practice Problem
Explain how to identify the operator by keywords.
Decide the operation symbol.
Match the keyword with the operation symbol.
Highlight important keywords from various real world statements.
Summarize your knowledge about variables.
Determine the corresponding algebraic expressions.