College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.1: 122

Answer

$x-(8-x)$

Work Step by Step

A number decreased by the difference between eight and the number Let x be the number Decreased by means that something has been subtracted from the number The difference between two numbers also indicates subtractions $x-(8-x)$
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