# Translating a Phrase Into a Two-Step Expression Online Quiz

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Hint: Use x to represent an unknown quantity

What is the total amount of the cost of five baseball bats plus $24 taxes? A -$(5x + 24)

B - $(4x + 24) C -$(5x + 22)

Step 2:

Total amount = $(5x + 24) Q 2 - Write a two-step expression to represent the real world situation. Hint: Use x to represent an unknown quantity. Ronnie sold half of his books and purchased 12 more. What is the number of books with him now? A - x/12 + 12 B - x/2 − 12 C - x/2 + 12 D - x/12 + 2 ### Answer : C ### Explanation Step 1: Let number of books with Ronnie = x Books sold = x/2 Step 2: Books remaining = x - x/2 = x/2 Books purchased = 12 Books with Ronnie now = x/2 + 12 Q 3 - Write a two-step expression to represent the real world situation. Hint: Use x to represent an unknown quantity. Mason is two years younger than one-third Jack’s age. What is Mason’s age? A - (x/3 – 3) years B - (x/2 – 2) years C - (x/2 – 3) years D - (x/3 – 2) years ### Answer : D ### Explanation Step 1: Let Jack’s age = x one-third Jack’s age = x/3 Step 2: Mason’s age = (x/3 – 2) years Q 4 - Write a two-step expression to represent the real world situation. Hint: Use x to represent an unknown quantity. What is the amount$21 more than the cost of 6 scissors?

A - $(6x − 21) B -$(6x + 21)

C - $(6x ÷ 21) D -$(7x + 21)

### Explanation

Step 1:

Let cost of a scissor = x

cost of 6 scissors = 6x

Step 2:

Amount $21 more than cost of 6 scissors =$(6x + 21)

Q 5 - Write a two-step expression to represent the real world situation.

Hint: Use x to represent an unknown quantity.

There is $15 discount on the purchase of two shirts. What is the amount to be paid? A -$(3x – 15)

B - $(2x ÷ 15) C -$(2x – 15)

Amount to be paid = $(2x – 15) Q 6 - Write a two-step expression to represent the real world situation. Hint: Use x to represent an unknown quantity. What is the sum of any four consecutive whole numbers? A - 4x + 6 B - 4x − 6 C - 3x + 6 D - 4x + 8 ### Answer : A ### Explanation Step 1: Let one whole number be = x The next three consecutive whole numbers would be then, x + 1, x + 2, and x + 3 Step 2: So the sum of 4 consecutive whole numbers would be = x + x + 1 + x +2 + x + 3 = 4x + 6 Q 7 - Write a two-step expression to represent the real world situation. Hint: Use x to represent an unknown quantity. Jian had$18 after buying seven notebooks. What was the total amount she had?

A - $(7x − 18) B -$(7x + 15)

C - $(6x + 18) D -$(7x + 18)

### Explanation

Step 1:

Let cost of one notebook = x

Cost of seven notebooks = 7x

Step 2:

The amount Jian had = $(7x + 18) Q 8 - Write a two-step expression to represent the real world situation. Hint: Use x to represent an unknown quantity. Laura needs$8 more to buy five pencils. What is the amount Laura having?

A - $(5x + 8) B -$(5x – 8)

C - $(5x ÷ 8) D -$(5x × 8)

### Explanation

Step 1:

Let cost of one pencil = x

Cost of five pencils = 5x

Step 2:

Amount Laura is having = \$(5x – 8)

Q 9 - Write a two-step expression to represent the real world situation.

Hint: Use x to represent an unknown quantity.

Monica is two years younger than thrice Dorothy’s age. What is Monica’s age?

A - 3x × 2 years

B - 3x / 2 years

C - 3x – 2 years

D - 3x + 2 years

### Explanation

Step 1:

Let Dorothy’s age = x

Thrice Dorothy’s age = 3x

Step 2:

Monica’s age = 3x – 2 years

Q 10 - Write a two-step expression to represent the real world situation.

Hint: Use x to represent an unknown quantity

Cathy has 12 toy cars more than thrice Julie’s toy cars. How many toy cars does Cathy have?

A - 3x + 12

B - 2x + 12

C - 3x − 12

D - 3x ÷ 12

### Explanation

Step 1:

Let the number of toys with Julie = x

Thrice the number of toys with Julie = 3x

Step 2:

Number of toys with Cathy = 3x + 12

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