# How do you write a verbal phrase for each algebraic expression: ab+2?

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Jan 31, 2018

b is some other quantity

ab thus represent the product of two different quantities.

+ indicates addition or in excess of.

+2 indicates 2 more than.

Thus LHS is the product of two quantities exceeded by 2

Jan 31, 2018

#### Explanation:

There are two terms.

The first is the product (multiplication) of two values represented by

In words we could state this as: