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# 2x + x2 if x = 3

## 14    16    15    10 Hint:

## The correct answer is: 15

### The given expression is 2x+x2There is one variable and one constant in the above expression. The variable is: ‘x’. Value assigned to the variable is x = 2. We have to substitute this value and find the final value of the expression.There are two terms in the above expression. The first term is ‘2x’. It means we have to multiply the variable by constant 2.The second term is a variable multiplied by itself.We have to first substitute the value and perform the required operations.To substitute the value, we have to replace x by 3. After substituting the value, we will get the following equation:2x+x2 = 2(3)+(3)2= 2(3)+(3)(3)= 6+9= 15Therefore, the value of equation is 15.So option (c), which is ‘15’ is the right option.

We have to be careful about the operations because of the variables. We have to follow the proper procedure for performing the operations. The variables take different values under different conditions. So we have to be careful while substituting the values. The main part of this type of question is just replacing the variables by their values and performing the operation.

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