Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

MixMasterTX

  • 3 years ago

Ok....I am having a brain fart here.... Translate five times a number decreased by twice the same number.

  • This Question is Closed
  1. 91
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    a number be a x

  2. 91
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    five times a number 5x

  3. 91
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    decrease -

  4. MixMasterTX
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    ok so is it 5x-2x??

  5. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Which can be simplified to...?

  6. MixMasterTX
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    3x

  7. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    |dw:1342923809624:dw|

  8. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    actually it just says translate....

  9. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Yup :) lol lg ;)

  10. MixMasterTX
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Thanks....I'm working on a final exam and this question just popped up and it threw me for a loop.

  11. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    5x - 2x seems right enough if just asking to translate,. but if it's translate and simplify it shouldbe 3x

  12. TheViper
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    Let the no. be 'x', it's 5 times is equal to '5x' & two times is '2x' subtract it from 5x:) 5x-2x=??

  13. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy