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stumped
New Member
USA
1 Posts 
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
Advanced Member
USA
9117 Posts 
Posted  03/02/2009 : 20:48:35

quote: Originally posted by stumped
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,
Do you know how to write:
Two more than 3 > that would be > 2 + 3
Two more than x > that would be > 2 + x
Now try your problem.....



anonmeans
Senior Member
USA
37 Posts 
Posted  03/07/2009 : 11:54:25

quote: Originally posted by stumped
Write each word phase as an algebraic expression: 2 more than 2/3d
Just 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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