## Elementary Algebra

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# Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.5 - Translating from English to Algebra - Problem Set 2.5 - Page 81: 26

#### Answer

$(x-2)^3$

#### Work Step by Step

$x$ minus 2 means $x-2$. This expression has to be enclosed in parenthesis and then cubed afterwards. Thus, the translation of the given word phrase into an algebraic expression is: $=(x-2)^3$

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