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