How do you write the expression for The sum of q and 8 is 12?

1 Answer
Nov 15, 2016

Answer:

#q + 8 = 12#

Explanation:

"The sum of" means to add or "+" two numbers together.

In this case "q and 8".

So this becomes #q + 8#.

In mathematics "is" means equals or #=#. So, adding this to the previous term gives:

#q + 8 =#

Finally, it is stated this "is 12". So we can complete the writing of this expression as:

#q + 8 = 12#