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

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - Test: Chapter 1: 2

Answer

$xy-9$

Work Step by Step

Let the two numbers be $x$ and $y.$ Then the description, "nine less than the product of two numbers," translates to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} xy-9 .\end{array}
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