# How do you write a variable expression for the word phrase "one half the square of b"?

##### 1 Answer

May 20, 2017

#### Explanation:

#"the square of b is expressed as " b^2#

#"and one half is " 1/2" or " 0.5#

#rArr"one half the square of b "=1/2b^2" or " 0.5b^2#