Translating Word Statements to Math

Translating Word Statements to Math
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2119 views, 19 ratings - 00:07:01
Part of video series Translating word statements
Taught by muchomath
Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.
Sum and difference word statements are written using numbers and math symbols.

  • How do you translate word statements to math?
  • How do you write a word statement as a math expression?
  • What order do are numbers written in a word statement?
  • How do you write the sum of 3 and 8 in a math expression?
  • How do you write the difference of 3 and 5?
This video explains how to take a statement such as "the sum of 5 and 3" and translate it into 5 + 3. Also explained are difference statements. This is an area where students often switch the numbers or forget what sum and difference mean. Finally, the word “is” is introduced as equals.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on December 23, 2008.
This vido and the others is a good tool. Wish we had them when I was a kid. well done you got me to chuckle.
  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
Reviewed by pwm on February 24, 2011.
They made it easy to understand. Simple but informative.
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Reviewed by happy123 on February 27, 2011.
this video was pretty much the same video as the other two not very much more to learn from this video.
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Reviewed by m blanks on February 28, 2011.
a little slow at first with charlie fooling around but them it got better
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Reviewed by maygunn on February 28, 2011.
The video commented on how to translate statement sentences into mathematical equations. It is another easy to understand video that can be a great help when it comes to studying and understanding word problems.
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Reviewed by mourg22 on March 01, 2011.
effective in teaching how to translate word statements but i dont like the narrartor because he is annoying and i can not concentrate on my work.
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Reviewed by johnnobles on March 01, 2011.
The video is great for begginers they make it easy to understand and entertaining.
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Reviewed by kay_10 on March 08, 2011.
Another well rounded video geared towards intro to algebra students.
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Reviewed by eremoy on March 10, 2011.
This website is great and informative. Explains in detail and easy to understand. I will use this with my children. Thank you, Melissa
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Reviewed by calfan on March 21, 2011.
This video is real helpful on showing you how to turn a regular word problem into a equation.
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Reviewed by castaneda on February 27, 2012.
this video is good for beginners, and helpful like the other two.
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Reviewed by mcastaneda1 on February 27, 2012.
This video was much like the other two. Until I saw this video I didn't remember is translates to =.
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Reviewed by ivanakurak on March 19, 2012.
It was a good video for beginners and it was good that they kept it short and to the point.
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Reviewed by ☼_☼ on September 27, 2012.
Helpful and fun!
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Reviewed by BrookTooker on September 27, 2012.
 
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