# How do you write an algebraic expression for the word phrase: the product of 3.3 and a number x?

Jun 29, 2016

$3.3 x$

#### Explanation:

An expression is not an equation, meaning it has no equal signs, so we don't have to worry about any $y$ values.

the product of means multiplication, since a product is what you call the value you get when two things are multiplied.

a number $x$ just explains that $x$ can be any number, so it is a variable.

You are multiplying the value of $3.3$ and $x$. To write it out:

$3.3 x$