Math Practice Topic: Algebraic Sentences 2

Description: Given a word problem, write a corresponding algebraic sentence.
Also includes identifying the sentence that corresponds to the problem.

Adaptive Learning Progression: The algebraic equations become more complex.

Sample Levels (out of 6)

Solve.

1.
Let s be the number of snakes in a zoo.
There are at least 10 snakes.
2.
Let c be the number of cookies on a table.
There are at most 20 cookies.

Solve.

1.
9 times a number ( q ) is at least 7.
2.
The length of a rectangle is 2 units and its perimeter is more than 44 units.
Let a = width of the rectangle. Which inequality matches this situation?
                                               
3.
5 less than a number ( w ) is at most -2.
4.
The sum of two consecutive odd integers is at least 19.
Let n = the smaller integer. Which inequality matches this situation?
                                               

Solve.

1.
Express the following relationship as an algebraic sentence.
(Do not include dollar signs, $, in your answer.)

The cost of buying books online is $10 per book plus $19 for shipping.
 You don't want your spending to exceed $49.  Let p = number
of books you can purchase.

2.
Let m be the number of monkeys in a zoo.  What does 5m + 7 represent?
                                               
3.
Express the following relationship as an algebraic sentence.
(Do not include dollar signs, $, in your answer.)

Let a = number of adult tickets sold weekly, and let c = number
of children's tickets sold weekly. At the local theater, adult tickets cost $6
each and children's tickets cost $5 each. Ticket sales total at least $558
weekly.

4.
Let x be the number of licorice sticks in a jar.  What does 3(x - 5) represent?
                               

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