# How do you write the algebraic expression: 5 more than d?

Jul 7, 2016

$d + 5$

#### Explanation:

Remember that $d$ is just an unknown number.

"5 more than" means add 5 onto a number.

8 is "5 more than 3", 20 is 5 more than 15.

"5 more than d is" $d + 5$