Example 2

A smartphone is on sale for 25% off its regular price. The sale price of the smartphone is $149.25. What expression can be used to represent the regular price of the smartphone? Identify each term, the constant term, and the factors and coefficients of the terms that contain a variable.
  1. Translate the verbal expression into an algebraic expression.
  2. Identify each term in the algebraic expression.
  3. Identify any factors of the non-constant term(s).
  4. Identify any coefficients of the non-constant term(s).
  5. Identify any constant terms.
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