Write Variable Equation From Verbal Description Worksheet

6 problems

Writing variable equations from verbal descriptions is like converting a given situation or problem explained in words into a mathematical equation involving variables. In these worksheets, students need to translate the given words into mathematical symbols and operations and create math equations. It will add an extra challenge to your algebra lessons.

For example: Translate “the total of `106` and `g` is `164`” to an equation.

Algebra 1
One-Variable Equations

How Will This Worksheet on Writing Variable Equations From Verbal Descriptions Benefit Your Students' Learning?

  • It will enhance the understanding of translating verbal descriptions into variable equations.
  • Helps to learn the words used for different mathematical operations.
  • Improves algebraic problem-solving skills.
  • Helps you turn everyday situations into math problems.
  • Gives you a variety of problems to solve.
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Solved Example

Q. Write the sentence as an equation.\newlinethe product of 249249 and yy is equal to 3030
  1. Identify Operation: Identify the math operation found in the phrase:\newline"the product of 249249 and yy\newline"Product" indicates that the values are being multiplied.\newlineThe operation is multiplication.
  2. Write Mathematical Form: Write the mathematical form for the phrase "the product of 249249 and yy".\newlineFor multiplication, the order does not matter, but typically we write the number first followed by the variable.\newlineExpression: 249×y249 \times y
  3. Write Equation: Write the equation for the given sentence "the product of 249249 and yy is equal to 3030".\newlineThe phrase "the product of 249249 and yy is equal to 3030" states that 249249 multiplied by yy is equal to 3030.\newlineEquation: 249×y=30249 \times y = 30

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