How do you define a variable and write an expression for each phrase: twelve times the product of two and a number?

1 Answer
May 3, 2016

Answer:

#12(2xx x)#

Simplifies to #24x#

Explanation:

Breaking the question down into its component parts

Define a variable: #->" Let "x" be a variable"#

Twelve times the: #->12xx?#
product of: #->12xx(?xx?)#

two: #->12xx(2xx?)#

and a number: #->12xx(2xx x)#

giving: #12(2xx x)#

In fact this simplifies to #24x#