# How do you express the phrase "Five times the number of books is 95" as an algebraic expression?

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Mar 13, 2018

"Five times the number of books is 95" translates to

#### Explanation:

In equations, a common variable name for number is n. But anything could be used.

I hope this helps,

Steve

Mar 13, 2018

The algebraic expression is

#### Explanation:

Say that the number of books is

The final expression is

Solving for