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Translating sentences to/from expressions-Semester Exam Review Translating sentences to/from expressions-

Problem: Seven times the sum of a number and two.
We are going to be translating this sentence into an expression. So first off we know that the numbers involved are going to be 7, a number and two. Now first off the expression will begin with a 7 now 7 is times "the sum of a number and two" so that indicates that "a number and two" should be in parentheses. Our expression now looks like this:
7(n+2)
Now because there are no more numbers left over in our problem. This is how "Seven times the sum of a number and two." Looks written out.

Website: I have difficulties with translating sentences to/from expressions. This website help me a lot and went into more detail of how to help. http://www.math.com/school/subject2/lessons/S2U1L3GL.html

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