Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.1 Introduction to Algebra - 1.1 Exercise Set: 50

Answer

$10x-4$

Work Step by Step

The phrase 'Four less than ten times a number' is equivalent to subtracting 4 from some number multiplied by 10. Therefore, representing the unknown number as $x$, we can translate the phrase algebraically to $10x-4$.
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