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Math Example: Language of Math--Numerical Expressions--Division--Example 6

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# Math Example: Language of Math--Numerical Expressions--Division--Example 6

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Numerical Expressions

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This example demonstrates converting the phrase "Eighteen divided by four" into a numerical expression, resulting in 18 ÷ 4. It illustrates how verbal statements can be directly translated into mathematical expressions using division.

Understanding numerical expressions is crucial for students, as it forms the basis for more complex mathematical operations. The examples provided in this collection help students see the practical application of these concepts, making abstract ideas more concrete. By working through different scenarios, students learn to recognize patterns and develop problem-solving skills.

Seeing multiple worked-out examples is important for students to fully grasp a concept. It allows them to observe different methods and solutions, reinforcing their understanding. This exposure helps build confidence and prepares them for tackling similar problems independently.

Teacher Script: As you explore this example, think about how each word in the phrase relates to the mathematical operation. Practice converting similar phrases into numerical expressions and discuss your thought process with classmates.

For a complete collection of math examples related to Numerical Expressions click on this link: __Math Examples: Numerical Expressions: Division Collection.__

Common Core Standards | CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.OA.A.2, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.A.2 |
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Grade Range | 6 - 8 |

Curriculum Nodes |
Algebra• The Language of Math• Numerical Expressions |

Copyright Year | 2015 |

Keywords | numerical expressions, division expressions |