# How do you write the word phrases into algebraic expressions: The number of students interested is twice last year’s group?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 14, 2017

Assign the groups a variable, then compare to get

#### Explanation:

Assign each group a variable:

Last year's group:

Students interested this year:

We're comparing a set number,

We'd want to multiply last year,

Because we know these numbers are equal, we can then set them equal to each other.