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Q: What is the number that precedes a variable called?

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Yes--in that it is a constant that typically precedes a variable.

It is a variable

It is the coefficient of the variable.

coefficient

It is called the coefficient of the variable

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Yes--in that it is a constant that typically precedes a variable.

The number in front of the variable is called the coefficient

The number is called the coefficient of the variable

Such a number is called a "constant". If the number appears in front of a variable, it is sometimes called a "coefficient".

We call a number that has no variable attached to it, a constant. A number attached to a variable, as in 3x, is called a coefficient.

The coefficient is in front of a variable.

It is a variable

A variable

It is sometimes called a coefficient.

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