Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Further Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set: 70


8 - 2x

Work Step by Step

"Difference" means subtraction and is written with a minus(-) sign. "Twice a number" is written as 2 * x, or 2x. Therefore, the expression "the difference of 8 and twice a number" is written as 8 - 2x.
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