Oranges are being stored in two different sized containers. The small container holds $x$x oranges, while the large container holds $y$y oranges.
Single orange | |
Small container, which holds $x$x oranges | |
Large container, which holds $y$y oranges |
Write an algebraic expression to represent the total number of oranges shown here:
Write expressions that record operations with numbers and with letters standing for numbers.
Identify parts of an expression using mathematical terms (sum, term, product, factor, quotient, coefficient); view one or more parts of an expression as a single entity.
Use variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving a real-world or mathematical problem; understand that a variable can represent an unknown number, or, depending on the purpose at hand, any number in a specified set.