How do you express the phrase "5 a number t divided by 82" as an algebraic expression?
Oct 1, 2015
It would be
In such tasks you have to remember to write the mathematical symbols in order in which they appear, and to remember that:
- "n a number" means multiplication
- "a number
#x#greater than" means adding #x#
- If you see something like "a number 3 times greater than a sum of x and 6", you write it as
#3*(x+6)#. In such cases the second expression (here the sum) must be written in brackets.