How do you write a verbal expression for the algebraic expression: #7x^3 - 1#?

1 Answer
May 27, 2017

Answer:

See a solution process below:

Explanation:

First, let's write the verbal expression for #7x^3#

This is the multiplication of a constant and a term with an exponent so we can write:

"The product of #7# and #x# cubed."

Next is subtraction, or, a "difference", so we can write:

"The difference of the product of #7# and #x# cubed and 1"

We can also write this as a sum using a negative number:

"The sum of the product of #7# and #x# cubed and minus 1"