# Write an algebraic expression for the following word expression: 3.8 times a number z

## Question:

Write an algebraic expression for the following word expression:

{eq}3.8 {/eq} times a number {eq}z {/eq}

## Algebraic Expression:

For writing the words expression into an algebraic expression, we have to use the variables, integers and arithmetic operators. The variables are used to represent the unknown values. The arithmetic operators plus, minus, multiply and divide are used.

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Given word expression is {eq}3.8 {/eq} times a number {eq}z {/eq}.

• In this given data, " times " is representing the multiplication.
• {eq... Translating Words to Algebraic Expressions

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Chapter 8 / Lesson 17
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In mathematics, word problems can be easier to calculate when they are written as algebraic expressions. Learn how to translate word problems, and explore words and terms related to addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and equal operations to be able to accurately translate math word problems.