# What is the coefficient of the variable in the expression 4 − 3x − 7 + 6?

An Algebraic expression (or) a variable expression is a combination of terms by the operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, etc.

## Answer: The coefficient of the variable(x) in the expression 4 − 3x − 7 + 6 is -3.

Let us find the coefficient of the variable in the given expression.

**Explanation:**

A coefficient refers to a number or quantity placed before a variable.

The following statements can also be used to define a coefficient.

- It is a number multiplied by a variable.
- It is a number that is placed before another quantity to multiply it.

Here the variable is **x** and it is multiplied by **-3** in the expression 4 **− 3**x − 7 + 6