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If someone asks you:

Question: “**The triple of a number is 6. Can you guess what **

that number is?”

In a few seconds your answer will be:

Answer: “**The number is 2**”

Because you know that 3 times 2 equals 6.

Using the “language” of mathematics, the QUESTION can be

stated as:

Question: “

that number is

In a few seconds your answer will be:

Answer: “

Because you know that 3 times 2 equals 6.

Using the “language” of mathematics, the QUESTION can be

stated as:

“The triple of a number is 6.”

By the way,

is the same as**3 times x**

By the way,

is the same as

The sentence: "**Can you guess what that number **

is?” in math 'language' is

is?

Where

Is the unknown number we need to find out.

Using the “language” of mathematics, the ANSWER can be stated as:

Is the unknown number we need to find out.

Using the “language” of mathematics, the ANSWER can be stated as:

“The number is 2”

In Algebra, when we have to use unknown numbers, we usually use the last

letters of the alphabet:

In Algebra, when we have to use unknown numbers, we usually use the last

letters of the alphabet:

In this case we are using the