# Word Translations Flashcards

“A is half the size of B” =

A = (1/2)B

“A is 5 less than B” =

A = B-5

“A is less than B” =

A < B

“Jane bought twice as many apples as bananas” =

A = 2B

“P is X percent of Q” =

P = (X/100)Q or (P/Q) = (X/100)

“Pay $10 per CD for the first 2 CDs, then $7 per additional CD” =

T = $10x2 + 7x(n-2) *assuming n > 2

If you know x² = 16 and x > 0 then….

You know… x = 4

If you know x² + x - 6 = 0 and x > 0 then…

You know… x = 2

If you know (x/y) < 1 and y > 0 then…

You know… x < y

If you know (x/y) < (y/x) and x,y > 0 then…

You know… x² < y²

Question: “Is 0.4x > 0.3x?” and x > 0 then…

You know… The answer is “yes”

If you know x < y and x,y > 0 then…

(1/x) > (1/y)

If you know x < y and z < w and x,y,z,w > 0 then…

xz < yw

If you know x < y and x,y > 0 then…

x² < y²

If you know x < y and x,y > 0 then…

√x < √y