In order for students to translate word phrases or word problems into algebraic expressions they must first know some key words/phrases to help them determine which operation to use. Common Core State Standards require more writing and more explanation, these key phrases will help your students in that area. My name is Tammy Smith, and I hope that you and your students enjoy using this resource.
Key Phrases for Basic Operations
by Tammy Smith
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