# How do you write the verbal phrase given: 3x + 10?

Jul 23, 2016

"10 more than three times a number"

#### Explanation:

"plus" can be said as "more than", " increased by", "is added to"

$3 x$ means 3 times x.

$x$ represents a number.

Putting these phrases together gives something like.

"10 more than three times a number"

"Three times a number is increased by 10."

"10 is added to three times a certain number"