Helen purchased 3 books from an online bookstore and received a 20% discount on her total order. Each book cost the same amount. The shipping cost was $10 and was not discounted. Write an expression that can be used to represent the total amount Helen paid for 3 books plus the shipping cost. Simplify the expression, and then identify each term, the constant term, and the factors and coefficients of the terms that contain a variable.

Translate the verbal expression into an algebraic expression.

Simplify the expression.

Identify each term in the simplified expression.

Identify any factors of the non-constant term(s).

Identify any coefficients of the non-constant term(s).

Identify any constant terms.

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