### Home > CC3 > Chapter 5 > Lesson 5.2.1 > Problem5-30

5-30.

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

1. $-y+8$

Negative sign means the opposite of the given number.

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

1. $2x-48$

Examine the expression and break it down into its components.

Follow the process in part (a).

1. $(x+3)^2$

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.

$−6x^2$

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

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