Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Algebra: Equations and Inequalities - 6.3 Applications of Linear Equations - Exercise Set 6.3: 17

Answer

$8x-(6+3x)$ Simplified, $5x-6$

Work Step by Step

" ... eight times a number": $8x$ $''$six more than three times the number$''$ $6+3x$ "The difference ..."$:$ $8x-(6+3x)$ Simplified, $8x-6-3x=5x-6$
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