# How do you write the variable expression to represent each phrase: The number of inches in x feet?

Jul 29, 2017

$12 x$ inches

#### Explanation:

To convert a number of feet into inches you multiply by $12$

$1$ foot = $12 \times 1 = 12$ inches

$2$ feet = $12 \times 2 = 24$ inches

$3$ feet = $12 \times 3 = 36$ inches

$x$ feet = $12 \times x = 12 x$ inches