How do you translate "10q(3 − 8p)" into words?

2 Answers
Oct 1, 2016

Ten Q, start brackets - three minus eight P - end brackets

Oct 1, 2016

Answer:

"The product of, 10 times q, and the difference between 3 and 8 times p"

Explanation:

Try to include key words.

"Sum", or "more than", or "increased by" mean #+#,
"Difference", "less than, "decreased by" all mean #-#
"Product means times or #xx#
"quotient" means #div#

Your expression could be said something like this ...

"The product of, 10 times q, and the difference between 3 and 8 times p"

There are other options.

Sum, difference product and quotient are always used with AND, indicating which numbers are combined.