What is the algebraic expression for sum of a number and 10?
1 Answer
Oct 13, 2015
Explanation:
Break down the information given to you to try and identify what the algebraic expression must looks like. You know that you're dealing with

a sum
#># this means that you are adding something, so you're going to use the#+# sign; 
of a number
#># this means that you're dealing with a variable. The most common notation for a variable is#x# . 
and 10
#># this is simply an integer that must appear in the algebraic expression along the variable#x# .
So, put all this together to get
#x + 10#
You're adding an unknown number,