## Elementary Algebra

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# Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - Chapter 2 Review Problem Set: 59

#### Answer

$x-3$

#### Work Step by Step

The word "minus" means subtraction. Since the problem says $x$ $\text{minus 3}$, we know that we have to subtract $3$ from $x$. In order to express this algebraically, we write $x-3$.

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