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### Course: 6th grade (Illustrative Mathematics) > Unit 6

Lesson 7: Lesson 6: Write expressions where letters stand for numbers- Model with one-step equations
- What is a variable?
- Evaluating an expression with one variable
- Evaluating expressions with one variable
- Writing basic expressions word problems
- Writing basic expressions word problems
- Writing basic expressions word problems

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# Writing basic expressions word problems

Learn to write expressions to model word problems. For example, "Ben has b dollars, and Cam has 7 fewer dollars than Ben."

# Now, let's practice

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Emphasize text using a monospaced typeface.`if (x < 0) {`

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- This is so easy. Why am I doing this in 6th grade? :/(25 votes)
- Well, for me it was useful because English is my second language🐻❄️(36 votes)

- its really fun to do if its hard you can just practice(42 votes)
- If i'm in 7th grade is this meant to be hard for me?(14 votes)
- It depends. Don’t feel bad though(18 votes)

- it was easy(needs to be harder!)(0 votes)
- it was easy(needs to be harder!) Work on more difficult problems then. it was easy(needs to be harder!) Work on more difficult problems then.(17 votes)

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- It's really easy. We need harder sums so this regards to practice a lot.(14 votes)
- It may be easy for you, but some people might think it’s hard. A bit of advice, don’t presume that it’s easy for everybody.(3 votes)

- even though this was easy, I like to keep going with this math instead of something harder tbh, I like this brake. Anyone agree?(14 votes)
- this was hard but simple i enjoy this lesson(13 votes)
- it was kinda easy but it could turn around and get hard(12 votes)