# How do you translate # x plus y squared # into a algebraic expression?

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Aug 27, 2017

#### Answer:

Either:

#### Explanation:

From the question as written it is not clear whether we are being to express "x plus y squared" or "the sum of x + y, squared"

(i) "x plus y squared" would be expressed as

(ii) "the sum of x + y, squared" would be expressed as

I hope this makes sense to you.