Writing Simple Expressions: PostTest
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Answer the following questions: 
1. . In the expression 4 x (2 + 6), how does having the “4x” in front of the parentheses affect the overall value of the expression? 
a. 
The value is the same 
b. 
The value is four times greater 
c. 
The value is four times less 
d. 
The value is six more 

2. . In the expression 5  (8 x 7), how does having the "x7" after the 8 affect the overall value of the expression? 
a. 
The value is the same 
b. 
Seven times more gets subtracted 
c. 
Eight times more gets subtracted 
d. 
Twice as much is added 


Write an expression to match the words given. Note: Parentheses are not needed to show multiplication or division happening first, because the rules for the order of operation already say that they come before any adding or subtracting. 
3. Three times the difference between eighteen and thirteen 
3 x (18  13) 
4. Five less than the product of eight and three 
8 x 3  5 
5. Twelve minus the product of nine and seven 
12  9 x 7 
6. The difference between sixteen, and the product of seven and two 
16  7 x 2 
7. Ten more than the quotient of thirtysix divided by nine 
36 ÷ 9 + 10 
8. Twice as much as the sum of eighteen and eleven 
2 x (18 + 11) 
9. Twentyfour less than the product of six and seven 
6 x 7  24 
10. Thirtyseven more than the quotient of twentyfour divided by eight 
24 ÷ 8 + 37 

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Related Resources
The various resources listed below are aligned to the same standard, (5OA02) taken from the CCSM (Common Core Standards For Mathematics) as the Expressions and equations Worksheet shown above.
Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical ...
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Similar to the above listing, the resources below are aligned to related standards in the Common Core For Mathematics that together support the following learning outcome:
Write and interpret numerical expressions