Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Test: 1

Answer

$4x - 5$

Work Step by Step

Let $x$ = the unknown number Then: "product of a number and four" means $x(4)$ or $4x$ "five less" means 5 will be subtracted to a given quantity. Thus, "five less than the product of a number and four" means: $=4x - 5$
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