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

**Solution:**

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

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

Thus, the coefficient of x is -3 in 4 - 3x - 7 + 6.

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

**Summary:**

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

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