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: 127



Work Step by Step

The difference between eight times a number and six more than three times the number. Let x be the unknown number. "Difference" indicates the answer when two numbers are subtracted. "Times" is the multiplication operation. "More than" tells us to add something to a number. "Times" tells us to multiply two numbers. $8x-(3x+6)$
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