# In the expression 6x, x is what?

May 18, 2018

$6 x$ in itself is a term...
Here... $x$ is a variable that can hold any value... if it was a linear equation in one variable... we'd be able to find out the value

May 18, 2018

$x$ is a variable

#### Explanation:

You could also hear "$x$ is a variable quantity"

or, in some contexts, "$x$ is an unknown" (or "an unknown quantity").