# What is the algebraic expression for 2 more than twice a number?

Oct 18, 2015

$2 n + 2$
Let the "number" be represented algebraically as $n$.
"2 more than "color(red)(" twice a number")
$\iff \text{2 more than } \textcolor{red}{2 n}$
$\textcolor{b l u e}{\text{2 more than") color(white)("X}} 2 n$
$\iff \textcolor{b l u e}{2 +} 2 n$ or $2 n \textcolor{b l u e}{+ 2}$