# Write an algebraic expression for each quantity.Let x represent the unknown value. A) twelve less than a number B)twice a quanity

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jeew-m | Certified Educator

Let Y be the number we want and x represent the unknown value.

A)

Value we want = Y

Unknown = x

condition = twelve less than a number

**So we can write the algebraic expression as;**

**Y = x-12**

B)

Value we want = Y

Unknown = x

condition = twice a quantity

**So we can write the algebric expression as;**

**Y = 2x**