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

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

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