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### Course: Pre-algebra>Unit 6

Lesson 7: Writing basic algebraic expressions word problems

# Writing basic expressions word problems

Learn to write expressions to model word problems. For example, "Ben has b dollars, and Cam has 7 fewer dollars than Ben."
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Writing basic expressions word problemsSee video transcript

# Now, let's practice

Problem 1
Daniel makes $100$ dollars each week. He worked for $x$ weeks this summer.
How much money did Daniel make this summer?
Write your answer as an expression.

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