# How do you translate word phrases to algebraic expressions: five more than twice a number?

Mar 3, 2018

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, let's call "a number": $n$

Next, "twice a number" means to multiply the number by $2$ giving:

$2 \times n$ or $2 \cdot n$ or $2 n$

Then, "five more than" means to add 5 to what follows or:

$2 n + 5$