# How do you write the phrase as an algebraic expression: the sum of 8 and y?

Aug 10, 2016

$= y + 8$

#### Explanation:

$= y + 8$

Aug 10, 2016

$8 + y$

#### Explanation:

Questions like these are so that we can learn how to write maths written in English sentences into maths expressions.
Later on, you will need this skill to write and solve equations.

$8 + y$
The SUM of 8 and 5 would be: $8 + 5 = 13$