Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.1 Introduction to Algebra - 1.1 Exercise Set: 31

Answer

$x+5$

Work Step by Step

The phrase '5 more than Ron's age' is equivalent to adding 5 to Ron's age. Therefore, if we represent Ron's age as $x$, we can translate the phrase algebraically to $x+5$.
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