# How do you translate the following statement "2 p more than 3" into an algebraic expression?

Apr 18, 2018

$3 + 2 p$

#### Explanation:

The problem is the unfamiliar $2 p$ more than ...

Make an easier example..

$5$ more than $3$ means $3$, with another $5$ added to it.

$3 + 5$

$2 p$ more than $3$ means $3$ with another $2 p$ added to it.

$3 + 2 p$