Print PDF worksheet above, the answers are on the second page.

Writing out the algebraic expressions or equations and gaining familiarty with the process is a key skill required prior to simplifying algebraic equations. It's important to use the . when referring to multiplication as you don't want to confuse multiplication with x the variable. Although answers are provided on the second page of the PDF worksheet, they may vary slightly based on the letter used to represent the unknown. When you see statements like:

A number times five is one-hundred-twenty, instead of writing n x 5 = 120, you would write 5n = 120, 5n means to multiply a number by 5.