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September 18, 2014

Posted by **scooby9132002** on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 1:13pm.

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Equation- is a mathematical statement, in symbols, that two things are exactly the same (or equivalent). Equations are written with an equal sign. Yes, you can solve for a variable in an equation.

Example: 2+3+5=10

Expression- is a symbol or combination of symbols that represents a quantity or a relationship between quantities. No, you cannot solve for a variable in an expression. Still, you can simplify it.

Example: 3 X n +10 =

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 2:24pmI would put a variable in your first example

e.g. 2x + 3 = 13

and in the second example, don't use a big X to show multiplication

put it this way:

3(n+10)

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 2:32amAn expression consists of many things such as variables, constants, operation signs as well as numerals. Â An example of an algebraic expression is 5x-3, and an example of an algebraic equation is 19 + x= 47. Can you solve for a variable in an expression

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