Writing Algebraic Expressions
Turn a Phrase
Algebraic expressions are like phrases or clauses in math. You should be able to translate mathematical expressions from English to the language of algebra for the GED®.
STEP 1: ADD THE FOLLOWING INFO TO YOUR NOTES
Writing algebraic expressions is like translating phrases from one language to another- from English to the language of algebra!
Algebraic expressions are any combination of numbers, operations, and variables (letters) and can range from very simple, 5+3 for example, to quite complex. See the example problems below for more details.
Need more help? Check out the example videos at the bottom of the page.
STEP 2: COMPLETE ONE LEVEL OF PRACTICE
Practice writing a mixture of arithmetic and algebraic expressions with direct translation and from word problems.