# SBP-Program

## Literal coefficient and numerical coefficient

What are literal coefficient and numerical coefficient?

### Examples of literal coefficient and numerical coefficient

Example 1.

What is the literal coefficient and numerical coefficient of 8a?

Solution:

8a = 8 * a

The literal coefficient of the 8a is (a) and the numerical coefficient is 8.

Example 2.

What is the literal coefficient and numerical coefficient of 24ab/8?

Solution:

24ab/8 =
(24/8) * (ab) =
3 * (ab)

The literal coefficient of the (24ab/8) is (ab) and the numerical coefficient is 3.

Example 3.

What is the literal coefficient and numerical coefficient of (-15x)?

Solution:

-15x = (-15) * x

The literal coefficient of the (-15x) is (x) and the numerical coefficient is (-15).

Example 4.

What is the literal coefficient and numerical coefficient of y45?

Solution:

y45 =
1 * y45

The literal coefficient of the (y45) is y45 and the numerical coefficient is (1).

Example 5.

What is the literal coefficient of 34y4y?

Solution:

34y4y =
34 * y4 + 1 =
34 * y5

The literal coefficient of the (34y4y) is y5 and the numerical coefficient is (34).