Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Algebra: Equations and Inequalities - 6.3 Applications of Linear Equations - Exercise Set 6.3 - Page 373: 13


Translation to algebraic expression (not yet simplified): $6(-5x)$ Simplified form: $-30x$

Work Step by Step

Let $x$ = the unknown number The product of negative 5 and a number = $-5x$ Six times the product of negative five and a number = $6(-5x)$ Simplifying gives: $=-30x$
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