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Translate into an algebraic expression. Use x and y for any variables. The sum of three times a number plus three times another number. The translation is what. Help me I do not understand this problem.

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bobpursley,
If x is one number, and y is the other number, what does the statement say?

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M Vance,
This problem translate into an alebtaic expression.Use x and y for any variables. The sum of three times a number plus three times another number. The translation is what.
I do not understand this problem Please help me. 
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bobpursley,
three times a number z is 3z.

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Damon,
sum means add
one of the numbers is called x
three times x is 3 x
the other number is called y
three times y is 3 y
Now add 3 x and 3 y
In other words put a + sign between them. 
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Anonymous,
10 plus 31 more than a number c

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Donna,
write an algebraic expression for 43 more than t 43 + t

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Anonymous,
36 less than y