# How do you write a word phrase for each algebraic expression: 5h+3k?

Jul 23, 2016

The sum of five times one number and three times another number.

#### Explanation:

There are two terms which being added. Say this as "the sum of"
"SUM" of 2 AND 7 = $2 + 7$

$5 h$ means 5 times a certain number .
$3 k$ means 3 times a different number.

Put these phrases together:

The sum of five times one number and three times another number.