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Algebraic expressions in context
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$12.95 - m
Sally had $12.95 when she went to the grocery store. She spent an unknown amount of money. Which expressions shows how much money she got back?
m - $12.95
Frank had an unknown amount of money and spent $12.95 on a new shirt. Write an expressions that shows how much money Frank had left after buying the shirt.
$12.95 / m
Sandra spent $12.95 buying sodas. She bought an unknown amount of sodas. Write an expression to show how much each soda cost.
$12.95 + m
In her checking account, Kim had $12.95. She deposited an unknown amount of money. Write an expressions to show how much money Kim has all together.
For allowance, each of the children received $12.95. Write an expressions that shows how much money was given in all.
100 - x
Kody collects rocks and has saved 100 rocks. To help his friend start his rock collection, he gave away an unknown amount of rocks. How many rocks did Kody give away?
There are an unknown number of football fields across the United States, but each football field is 100 yards long. How many yards are there in the United States?
100 + x
Greg has 100 CDs in his collection. After his birthday, he bought a number of new CDs. How many CDs does Greg have in all?
x - 100
There is an unknown amount of gallons of water supplied to your school. During the first week, your school drank 100 gallons. How many gallons does the school left?
There are 100 desks available to distribute to different classes. There is an unknown number of rooms. How many desks will each classroom get?
E + 8
Jenny had 8 more dollars than Erica. How much money does Erica have?
Jenny bought 8 pounds of apples. Each pound cost the same amount. Which expression shows the cost of 8 pounds of apples?
E - 8
Ben weighed 8 less pounds than his friend Eddy. How much does Eddy weigh?
There are an unknown amount of students in the class and I need to split them into 8 groups. Which expressions shows how to find the the number of students in each group?
8 - E
A full box of markers has 8 markers in it. During the school year some got lost. Which expressions shows how many markers are left in the box?
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