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How do you write word phrases as algebraic expressions?
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This video explains some concepts that can be quite confusing to Algebra students -- simplifying variable expressions by distributing, and writing word phrases as algebraic expressions. This is a great way to learn how to take a phrase and write it using numbers and variables.