Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Linear Equations in One Variable - Exercise Set: 70

Answer

$8-x$

Work Step by Step

"The difference of" means that any latter terms will be subtracted from the first term. Since the instructions say to use $x$ to represent an unknown number, the difference of 8 and a number would be $8-x$.

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