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

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Nov 15, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

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

In this case "q and 8".

So this becomes

In mathematics "is" means equals or

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