How do you translate "the product of a number and 11" into an algebraic expression?

1 Answer
Mar 14, 2017

Answer:

Replace "a number by" some variable and recognize that "the product" means that two values are to be multiplied.

Explanation:

For example
#color(white)("XXX")#Let #n# represent "a number"
then the given statement is equivalent to
#color(white)("XXX")n xx 11#
or in common condensed form:
#color(white)("XXX")11n#