Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.5 - An Introduction to Problem Solving - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 164: 1


$$4x - 6$$

Work Step by Step

We have to translate the different parts of this statement in order to come up with an algebraic expression. "Six subtracted from" means to subtract $6$. "Four times the number" means to multiply $4$ by a number, $x$. Putting it all together, we get: $$4x - 6$$
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