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What is a Variable Expression? - Definition & Example

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Translate the following into a variable expression: five times one less than some number.

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1. Kevin is five more than twice Kelsey's age. If we use the variable k for Kelsey's age, which expression represents Kevin's age?

2. The city's dog pound charges $25 for each dog that gets adopted. At the end of each month, it also receives a $5,000 grant. It must buy dog food, however, at $30 a bag. Which expression shows how much money the pound has at the end of the month, using d as the number of dogs it adopts out and f as the bags of food it buys?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Would you like to learn how to create variable expressions? This quiz and worksheet will teach you how to do this and give you important vocabulary terms to study in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students can use this quiz to test their knowledge on the following terms and topics:

  • Interpret word problems
  • Variables
  • Translate variable expressions into equations
  • Identify correct variable expression

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo will allow you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related variable expressions lesson
  • Problem solving- use acquired knowledge to solve variable word problems
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the different ways to express variables

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about variable expressions, take a look at the corresponding lesson, What is a Variable Expression? - Definition & Example. This lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Define variable
  • Learn how to use expressions to construct equations
  • Understand a variety of expressions
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