# How do you write the mathematical expression for "5 more than 3 times a number w"?

May 5, 2018

$\implies 3 w + 5$

#### Explanation:

"5 more" means we need to add 5 to some quantity. That quantity is said to be "3 times a number w", which is $3 w$.

So we get: $3 w + 5$