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What is the numerical coefficient of the expression?

Solved examples of the numerical coefficient.

Example 1.

What is the numerical coefficient of x?

Solution:

x = 1 * x = 1x

The numerical coefficient of x is 1.

Example 2.

What is the numerical coefficient of 4ab/7c?

Solution:

4ab/7c =
(4/7) * (ab/c) =
(4/7)(ab/c)

The numerical coefficient of (4ab/7c) is (4/7).

Example 3.

What is the numerical coefficient of (-6x)?

Solution:

-6x = (-6) * x

The numerical coefficient of (-6x) is (-6).

See Can a numerical coefficient be negative?

Example 4.

What is the numerical coefficient of y2?

Solution:

y2 =
1 * y2 = 1y2

The numerical coefficient of (y2) is 1.

Example 5.

What is the numerical coefficient of 5y4?

Solution:

5y4 =
5 * y4

The numerical coefficient of (5y4) is 5.