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Translate into Algebra (1)

In this worksheet, students choose the expression that matches the given word problem.

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'Translate into Algebra (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Equations and Algebra

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Look at the following examples to see how algebraic expressions can be used to represent word problems.


Expression Word Problem
a + 4 4 more than a
a - 4 4 less than a
4 - a a less than 4
 4a 4 times a
 a/4  a ÷ 4 or ¼ of a
 3a + 4  4 more than 3 times a
 a/2 - 6  6 less than half of a


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