# How do you write "the product of 8 and z plus the product of 6.5 and y" as an algebraic expression?

## Question:

How do you write "the product of 8 and z plus the product of 6.5 and y" as an algebraic expression?

## Writing Statements as an Algebraic Expression :

Read the statement and convert the statement into an algebraic expression of its usual meaning in mathematics. Try to break the statement into two or more suitable parts, so we are able to write the expression easily.

Given: $$\text{product of}~8~\text{and}~z~\text{plus product of}~6.5~\text{and}~y$$

The above statement can be written as an algebraic expression as below:

$$\left(8z\right)+\left(6.5y\right)$$

Translating an Addition Statement into an Algebraic Expression

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Chapter 21 / Lesson 1
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Addition statements using words can be translated into algebraic expressions made of numbers and symbols. Learn the methods of turning sentences with numbers into math equations through two examples.