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Simple Expressions That Record Calculations

5.OA.2
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Grade 5 Operations - 5.OA.2

How to Write Math Expressions or Equations as Sentences - Expressions are where students often get lost. It is not easy to convert math expressions or equations into sentences. It can be a bit tricky to articulate the data which is presented by the math equations and expressions. So, when we are writing a word problem, we need to be familiar with the terminologies that are used in defining a particular action that is taking place in that equation. The same basic principles apply to all the different forms of expressions that need to be evaluated: absolute values, exponentials, and factorials. Here is an example of written expressions that denote that something is equal: - Is the same as, - Will be, - Was, - Gives, - Is, - Is equal to Let's understand it with an example: Translate the expression 6 + 9 = 15 The translation would be, the sum of 6 and 9 is equals to 15. There are two expressions in this sentence that have been used to translate the equation. It is equal to which denotes ‘=' and sum of ‘+.'

Printable Worksheets And Lessons





Homework Sheets

The use of parentheses is what stumps everyone. Don't forget that they are your first concern.

  • Homework 1 - 16 more than the quotient of fourteen divided by four.
  • Homework 2 - Write this as a math statement: Seven less than the quotient of twelve divided by five.
  • Homework 3 - This mixes what is expected of you.



Practice Worksheets

These are great for students that need to put some extra time in.

  • Practice 1 - Find the final value of the following problem.
  • Practice 2 - They get a little more confusing. Here is an example: Fifty-eight times the addition of sixty-seven and eighty-two.
  • Practice 3 - Convert the integers to words and vice versa.



Math Skill Quizzes

The operations almost always include multiplication or a set of parentheses. I am a little biased towards those because I see students struggle with them.

  • Quiz 1 - Make math sentences.
  • Quiz 2 - Reverse what was done on the last quiz.
  • Quiz 3 - A mixed review quiz.