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 8: 29



Work Step by Step

We are told that the expression is "four less than 3/7 of y." Because it is 3/7 of y, we know we must multiply y by 3/7. We then subtract 4 since we are told that are answer should be "4 less than" $\frac{3}{7}$y.
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