# How do you write the phrase as an algebraic expression: Twelve times a number?

Dec 12, 2016

$12 \times n$

or

$12 \cdot n$

or

$12 n$

#### Explanation:

First, let's call our number $n$.

Then "times" can be represented a couple of ways. Either $\times$ or $\cdot$

So, twelve times our number $n$ can be written as:

$12 \times n$ or $12 \cdot n$ or $12 n$