CCSS Support Math II 3.1.4 Example 3

Rhett bought 7 sacks of fertilizer (f) and 9 sacks of mulch (m) at his local plant nursery. Rhett had a coupon for $6 off his total purchase. Write an expression to represent Rhett’s purchase, and then identify the terms, coefficients, and constants (if any) in the expression. Assume there is no sales tax.
  1. Write an expression to represent Rhett’s purchase.
  2. Identify the term(s) in the expression.
  3. Identify the coefficient(s) in the expression.
  4. Identify the constant(s) in the expression, if any.
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