#### Answer

$x-y$

#### Work Step by Step

$x$ less than $y$ is the same thing as saying $x$ minus $y$, which can be expressed algebraically using the minus sign, giving us the answer of $x-y$

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1285194055

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978-1-28519-405-9

$x-y$

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