Name ________________________________________ Represent then write and the algebraic expression for each. 1. five 2. negative five 3. zero 4. a number 5. the opposite of a number 6. one more than a number 7. one less than a number 8. the opposite of four 9. a number decreased by two 10. a number increased by four 11. five increased by a number 12. a number increased by five 13. twice a number 14. the opposite of twice a number 15. the sum of a number and three 16. the opposite of the sum of a number and three 17. four decreased by two 18. four decreased by six 19. a number decreased by five 20. five decreased by five 21. the sum of four and negative four 22. the sum of a number and its opposite 23. six less than a number 24. a number less six 25. three less than double a number 26. double a number decreased by three 27. four less than triple a number 28. triple a number decreased by four 29. one decreased by six 30. one decreased by a number Answers at www.mathnstuff.com/math/algebra/answers.xls Less, More, and Opposite © 1/28/2018 A. Azzolino www.mathnstuff.com/math/algebra/write19.txt “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” - Benjamin Franklin