How do you write a verbal expression for the algebraic expression: #2b^2#?

1 Answer
May 23, 2016

Answer:

The answer could be for example: #2# times #b# squared.

Explanation:

To describe such mathematical expression you have to look for the correct names of all actions present in it. This expression consists of:

  • multiplying by #2# which can be expressed as: "#2# times"

  • raising to the second power which is called "squaring a number"

So together you get the answer: "2 times #b# squared"