Lesson: Writing Multiplication and Division Expressions

In this lesson, we will learn how to write multiplication and division expressions that represent given situations.

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Worksheet: Writing Multiplication and Division Expressions • 16 Questions • 4 Videos

Q1:

A girl can run a mile in 13 minutes. Write an expression for the number of miles she can run in 𝑥 minutes.

Q2:

A father split some money 𝑚 equally between his three sons. Write an expression for the amount of money received by each son.

Q3:

A person is 6 𝑧 years old. What was their age 6 years ago?

Q4:

I am 𝑥 years old. How old was I nine years ago?

Q5:

Write the expression that means “ 𝑥 divided by 7.”

Q6:

Write an expression for a number 𝑏 divided by 12.

Q7:

Write the expression that means “14 multiplied by 𝑍 .

Q8:

The diagram below shows the operation of a number machine.

Which of the following expressions describes 𝑏 , the output of the number machine?

Q9:

The diagram below shows the operation of a number machine.

Which of the following expressions describes , the output of the number machine?

Q10:

Write an expression for a number 𝑏 divided by 12.

Q11:

The diagram below shows the operation of a number machine.

Which of the following expressions describes 𝑔 , the output of the number machine?

Q12:

The diagram below shows the operation of a number machine.

Which of the following expressions describes 𝑦 , the output of the number machine?

Q13:

A bookstore is selling coloring books for 𝑑 dollars a book. It sold 3 books two weeks ago, 2 books last week, and 6 books this week. Write, in simplest form, an expression that represents the revenue.

Q14:

A restaurant charges $20 for a main meal and $2.50 for any optional extra. Write an algebraic expression for the cost of 𝑑 main meals and 𝑒 optional extras.

Q15:

Sherif went to the park with his family and bought 6 bottles of coconut water for each and a large bag of organic potato chips for $3.40. Write an expression in the simplest form that represents the total amount of money he spent.

Q16:

Write two algebraic expressions involving multiplication that have the same meaning.

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