what does the of stand for in algebraic expressions
IT means that u need to subtract 4 from 3/7 of y i.e
3/7 of y = 3Y/7
subtract 4 from it we get
Hence the answer
Try doing these style of problems one word at a time.
4 less means we're subtracting 4 from something
3/7 of y is just 3/7*y
is our expression
The other answers are correct but they could have more explicitlyy answered your questions:
The "of" essentially means that you are multiplying the fraction (three sevenths) and the variable (y).
(3/7)*y - 4
3/7*y - 4
3/7y - 4