# How do you express the phrase "5 a number t divided by 82" as an algebraic expression?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 1, 2015

It would be

#### Explanation:

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.