Verbal language and algebraic language |
1. Translating from verbal lenguaje to algebraic lenguaje
The word addition has the following meanings: make bigger, bigger than, more and to increase.The word subtraction refers to: minus, less than, difference, decrease and lose.
In a multiplication we can also use the words: product, multiple, twice, double/triple, etc.
In a division we use the following terms: quotient, to divide, divided by, half/third/third part, etc.
In a verbal expression we can use the term “an ordinary number” It is written in algebraic form with the letter x or with another one, like a,n, etc.
“The sum of two numbers” Represented by x + y
“The difference between two numbers” Represented by x – y
The product of two numbers. This is a multiplication and its representation is xy. Multiplication is represented as two letters who are joined.
The quotient of two numbers. It is a division of x divided by y: x/y
The result of the addition multiplied by the difference. Represented by two brackets
( )( ) The final result is (x+y)(x-y).