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

Jun 5, 2018

$3 n$

Explanation:

"The product of a number and three" should be $3 n$ where n is the number.

IN the answer of the question you would have to explain something like this:
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 $3 m$.