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OpenStudy (anonymous):

Translate the following phrase into an algebraic expression: Two times the sum of y and b

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OpenStudy (anonymous):

2(y+b)

OpenStudy (aroub):

2(y+b)

OpenStudy (anonymous):

2(y+b)

jimthompson5910 (jim_thompson5910):

the sum of two numbers is just the result of adding them (eg: the sum of 2 and 3 is 2+3=5) So the sum of y and b is y+b Now multiply this sum by 2 (since it says "two times the sum of y and b") to get 2(y+b) So the statement translates to 2(y+b)

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