Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-7 The Distributive Property - Mixed Review - Page 52: 99


18 less than 5 times a number x

Work Step by Step

To say indicate subtraction in an algebraic expression, we say " n less" (n representing any number). To indicate coefficients with a variable, we say "n times a number x). That is why when the expression is written out it says " 18 less than 5 times a number x."
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