How do you write a verbal phrase for each algebraic expression: ab+2?
a is a quantity
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
There are two terms.
The first is the product (multiplication) of two values represented by
In words we could state this as: