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Select the verbal phrase that corresponds with the given expression. (a – b)2 The difference of a and b squared Twice the difference of a and b Two times a minus two times b a minus b
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do you know Translate the following phrase into an algebraic expression: Two times the sum of y and b 2y + b 2(y + b) y + 2b 2y + 2b
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The sum of y and b is y + b Two times this sum is 2(y+b) Note you have to include them in parentheses. Both the 2nd option and the fourth are correct.
No after thinking about it, the 2nd option accurately describes the verbal phrase.