To explain:How are symbols used to represent mathematical ideas?

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asked 2021-02-25
To explain:How are symbols used to represent mathematical ideas?

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2021-02-26
Concept Used: Any mathematical idea written into a word problem can be easily expressed using numbers and symbols. It helps to understand a certain problem into an easier and meaningful way. Let us consider following examples to understand this better:
1. Suppose we have $200 to spend on bags and pens. Let each bag cost $10 and each pen cost $2.
We need to represent this problem into a mathematical expression.
Let we need to buy x bags and y pens to spend this amount. This can be expressed as:
$10x + $2y = $200
2. Let 3 times a number is equals to 52. This can be represented as:
3x=52
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