How do you translate "the product of a number and three" into a mathematical expression?

Jun 5, 2018

$3 n$
"The product of a number and three" should be $3 n$ where n is the number.
Let n be the number. The product then is $3 n$.
The reason for this is that you could also let m stand for the number, in which case the answer would be $3 m$.