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Write the phrase as an expression

 

15 decreased by the product of a number x and 4.

 

You eat five slices of bread. Your friend eats two slices fewer than you eat. Write and expression that describes the number of slices your friend eats.

Guest Oct 17, 2018
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sigh... you really can't figure these out?

 

15 decreased by the product of a number x and 4.

15-4x

 

You eat five slices of bread. Your friend eats two slices fewer than you eat. Write and expression that describes the number of slices your friend eats.

5-2=3 

Rom  Oct 17, 2018
edited by Rom  Oct 17, 2018
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What happened to the x, and where did the n come from ?

Guest Oct 17, 2018
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Rom meant

 

15-4x

Melody  Oct 17, 2018

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