#### Answer

Hector was $y-5$ years old $5$ years ago.

#### Work Step by Step

$5$ years ago, Hector's age was $5$ less than it is now. Algebraically, we express this difference using subtraction.

Published by
Cengage Learning

ISBN 10:
1285194055

ISBN 13:
978-1-28519-405-9

Hector was $y-5$ years old $5$ years ago.

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answerAfter you claim an answer you’ll have **24 hours** to send in a draft. An editor
will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.