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



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a number be a x

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five times a number
5x

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decrease


MixMasterTX
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ok so is it 5x2x??

Calcmathlete
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Which can be simplified to...?

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3x

lgbasallote
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dw:1342923809624:dw

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actually it just says translate....

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Yup :) lol lg ;)

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

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

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Let the no. be 'x', it's 5 times is equal to '5x' & two times is '2x' subtract it from 5x:)
5x2x=??