# Algebra

#### Question 2:

Change the following statements using expressions into statements in ordinary language.

(For example, Given Salim scores *r* runs in a cricket match,
Nalin scores

(*r*
+ 15) runs. In ordinary language − Nalin scores 15 runs more
than Salim.)

(a) A note
book costs Rs *p*. A book costs Rs 3 *p*.

(b) Tony
puts *q* marbles on the table. He has 8 *q* marbles in his
box.

(c) Our
class has* n* students. The school has 20 *n *students.

(d) Jaggu is *z* years old. His uncle is 4 *z* years old
and his aunt is (4*z* − 3) years old.

(e) In an
arrangement of dots there are *r* rows. Each row contains 5
dots.

#### Answer:

(a) A book costs three times the cost of a notebook.

(b) Tony’s box contains 8 times the number of marbles on ...

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