Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-1 Variables and Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 7: 17


A good phrase would be: "The sum of 5 and q."

Work Step by Step

We are given the expression 5+q. These two things are being added, so we use the math term "the sum of" and list the two things we are adding, 5 and q. Thus, we say, "the sum of 5 and q."
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