# How do you write a verbal expression for the algebraic expression 4d^3-10?

Oct 10, 2015

Ten less than four times the cube of a number.

#### Explanation:

4d^3color(blue)(−10)
$\textcolor{b l u e}{10 \text{ less than" ) color(white)("X}} 4 {d}^{3}$

"10 less than"color(white)("X") 4color(red) (d^3)
"10 less than"color(white)("X")4color(blue)(" a number cubed")

$\text{10 less than " color(green)(4)" a number cubed}$
$\text{10 less than " color(green)("four times")" a number cubed}$

$\textcolor{b r o w n}{10} \text{ less than four times a number cubed}$
color(brown)("Ten")" less than four times a number cubed"