posted by Lea .
could someone help me please this is my first time with algebra.
what is the difference between an equation & an expression? thanks
This site has excellent explanations of both terms.
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an equation is an expression or a proposition, often algebraic, asserting the equality of two quantities and an expression is a symbol or a combination of symbols representing a value, relation, or the like.
show me how to work 9(3-2)+3(5+8)