College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.1 - Page 18: 125



Work Step by Step

The difference between the product of five and a number and twice the number. Let x be the unknown number. "Difference" indicates that we are subtracting two numbers. "Product" is the result of multiplication. "Twice a number" indicates that the number has been doubled, or multiplied by two. $5x-2x$
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