## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - Review Exercises: 103

-5x

#### Work Step by Step

The phrase '-5 times a number $x$' means the product of -5 and x. Therefore, we are multiplying -5 and x together. In symbols, this is $-5(x)=-5x$.

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