# If x represents a number, then how do you write an expression for the sum of twice x with twice a number one larger than x?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 3, 2016

#### Answer:

This simplify's to

#### Explanation:

Lets break this down.

We have the word "sum," which means there will be a

something

"Twice x" translates to

Now for the tricky part. "A number one larger than

So there we are!

If you want to simplify the expression, follow these steps:

Distribute:

Combine like terms:

Ta-daa!