# Translating words into mathematics symbols

Activity 14.1.1– Translating words into mathematics symbols – part 1
Translate each of the following into its most likely mathematical meaning and indicate with the appropriate symbol: (+), subtraction (-), multiplication (´), division (¸), power (xy), unknown (?), equal (=), or parentheses ( ).

 add addition all also amounts to and answer are be by by a factor of combined cubed cut debt decreased by deduct delete difference of diminish distributed over divide double each each equals exceeds exponent fold gives grouped half of how far? how many? how much? including increased by increment into is less lose minus more more than multiply negative of

Activity 14.1.2 – Translating words into mathematics symbols – part 2
Translate each of the following into its most likely mathematical meaning and indicate with the appropriate symbol: (+), subtraction (-), multiplication (´), division (¸), power (xy), unknown (?), equal (=), or parentheses ( ).

 order of magnitude over part per percent percent of plus power of product of quadruple quantity of quarter of quotient of raised to the ratio of reciprocal remove repeat sci. notation separate into solution split square root squared subtract sum take away take from taken together the same as third of times to what extent? together total of triple twice was were what? when? will be with yields