Target Audience: Algebra 1, Geometry
Objective: Students will be able to read verbal descriptions of mathematical expressions and match them to the variable algebraic expression.
Connections: It is important for students to understand mathematical vocabulary in order to translate verbal descriptions into algebraic expressions. Mathematical language is very concise but also very packed with meaning.
Vocabulary: sum, difference, product, quotient, less than, more than, decreased by, increased by, ... and more.