# How do you write an algebraic expression for the phrase "a number added to 10"?

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Mar 15, 2018

10+x

#### Explanation:

X represents the unknown number that is being added to 10.

The unknown number doesn't have to be represented by x, it can be any letter in the alphabet.

Mar 15, 2018

The algebraic expression is

#### Explanation:

To represent a number, choose a letter (I chose

The final expression is