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stumped
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USA
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 Posted - 03/02/2009 :  19:55:22 Write each word phase as an algebraic expression. First question is: 2 more than 2/3d I do not know how to do this. Thank you,

Subhotosh Khan

USA
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 Posted - 03/02/2009 :  20:48:35 quote:Originally posted by stumpedWrite each word phase as an algebraic expression. First question is: 2 more than 2/3d I do not know how to do this. Thank you,Do you know how to write:Two more than 3 -> that would be -> 2 + 3Two more than x -> that would be -> 2 + xNow try your problem.....

anonmeans
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USA
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 Posted - 03/07/2009 :  11:54:25 quote:Originally posted by stumpedWrite each word phase as an algebraic expression: 2 more than 2/3dJust to emphasize the salient point in the previous reply: The "more than" and "less than" operators work backwards in the math from the English!To say "two more than (this)" is to say "(this) plus 2", and to say "three less than (that)" is to say "(that) minus 3".
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