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Translate each part below from symbols into words or from words into symbols.  


    Negative sign means the opposite of the given number.

    Therefore, the expression means the opposite of a number plus eight.


    Examine the expression and break it down into its components.

    Follow the process in part (a).


    Remember that everything in parentheses must be done first.

  1. The opposite of six times the square of a number.

    Break down the sentence into its components.

  2. A number multiplied by itself, then added to five.

    A number multiplied by itself is the same as a number squared.