Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Sections 1.2-1.3 - Integrated Review - Algebraic Expressions and Operations on Whole Numbers: 13



Work Step by Step

We can translate the phrase 'subtract twice a number from -15' into an algebraic expression. This phrase is equivalent to the expression $-15-(2\times x)=-15-2x$, for some number x. We can read this phrase as 'Twice of x (or 2 times x) subtracted from -15.'
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