Sum and difference word statements are written using numbers and math symbols.
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.
Questions answered by this video:
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?
Staff Review
Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
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 âisâ is introduced as equals.
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.