Joe owed Mike $49. On Friday, Joe paid Mike $23 . How much does Joe owe Mike now?
First of all, it is helpful to put a \$ so it doesnt take it as \(\LaTeX\). If Joe owed Mike 49 dollars on friday, and he paid 23 dollars from it, then you use the 2 numbers, 49 and 23 and make a expression. The expression would be \(49-23\). And \(49-23=26\).
in this case the formula would be what Joe owes subtracted by how many dollars Joe paid Mike, so 49-23=26
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