Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.5 - Translating from English to Algebra - Problem Set 2.5: 35

Answer

$xy-12$

Work Step by Step

The product of $x$ and $y$ means: $=x\cdot y \\= xy$ Twelve less than means minus 12. Thus, the given word phrase means: $=xy-12$
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