Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-1 Variables and Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 7: 24


The product of 2 and n less than 5.

Work Step by Step

A common word phrase for subtraction is 'less than'. Minus can also be used. For multiplication, the phrase 'the product of' is used. Thus, to show that we are finding 2*(n-5), we say the product of 2 and n less than 5.
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