# What is the sum of 14 and the product of 8 and a number?

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#### Explanation:

Let "a number" be represented by the variable

" the product of

"sum of

Putting everything together:

#### Explanation:

In statements like this, the key word is **AND**

That will tell you which numbers the words sum, difference, product and difference are referring to.

Sum indicates addition while product indicates multiplication.

The SUM of **AND** 'something' will be written as

In this case the 'something' is given as:

The PRODUCT of '**AND** a number'

Choose a variable to represent the number - let's call it

The product is written as

'AND is used as a linking word twice. There are two operations.

The sum of 14 and the product of