INSTRUCTORS Carleen Eaton Grant Fraser Eric Smith

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### From Sentences to Equations

• To write an equation based on a given sentence, use a variable to represent the unknown quantity. Write verbal expressions as algebraic expressions.

• Recognize that the following verbal expressions mean = : is, is the same as, is identical to.

• Solve word problems using these steps: investigate the problem, plan a solution, solve the problem, and check the solution.

• Be able to translate verbal statements into mathematical formulas.

### From Sentences to Equations

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

• Intro 0:00
• Strategy 1:40
• Using Variables
• Translating Phrases
• Equality
• Lecture Example 1 3:52
• Lecture Example 2 8:36