This is a quick check in to see if the students understand the wording of mathematical expressions with variables. They need to find which operation they are performing for the given variable.

1

1 pt

Choose the expression that matches.

The difference between a number and 5

b + 5

b - 5

5 - b

5 + b

2

1 pt

Choose the expression that matches.

The quotient of 7 and a number

t ÷ 7

t x 7

7 x t

7 ÷ t

3

1 pt

Choose the expression that matches.

Triple a number

3n

3 ÷ n

n ÷ 3

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