# math

posted by Samantha

What would the expression be if the problem was "the sum of four consecutive numbers." ?

1. Ms. Sue

n + n + 1 + n + 2 + n + 3

2. Samantha

Okay, but I have one question. When it says twice the sum how does that look like? Wouldn't it be
____ + ____^2 ?

3. Ms. Sue

No, You don't square anything.

2(____ + ____)

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