Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Applications of Linear Equations - 1.3 Exercises - Page 74: 12

$(x+8)(x-5)$

Work Step by Step

In symbols, the phrase "the product of $8$ more than a number and 5 less than the number" translates to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (x+8)(x-5) .\end{array}

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