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: 6



Work Step by Step

We need to put into equation form: "Subtract twenty-six from a number." Step 1: Name the unknown number: $x$ Step 2: We know that 26 must be taken from the unknown number. Mathematically this can be written as: $x-26$
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