# How do you write the phrase as a variable expression: the product of -6 and the sum of a number and -1?

##### 1 Answer

May 30, 2018

#### Explanation:

You can consider "the sum of a number and -1" as a single entity.

So the question is asking the product of **-6** and **sum of a number and -1**

Since, we don't know what the number is, we assume it as a variable (say x).

Or,

Hence the answer.

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