Define a variable and write an algebraic equasion to model the situation: The number of galons of water used to water trees is 30 times the number of trees.

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tjbrewer | Elementary School Teacher | (Level 2) Associate Educator

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That's easy enough.  We use G for Gallons of Water, and T for the number of trees.  Then we use your statement "The number of gallons of water used to water trees is 30 times the number of trees," which is stated mathematically, using our variables

`G=30T`

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