Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 6 - Section 6.5 - Translating Words into Algebraic Symbols - Exercises - Page 248: 23



Work Step by Step

We can call our unknown number "$x$". The product of a number and $6$ can be written as $6x$, and that decreased by $17$ is $6x-17$. So, $6x-17=7$
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