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  • one year ago

Ava's age is 5 years less than 4 times Amy's age. If Amy's age is x years, which expression best shows Ava's age? x x − 1 4x − 5 5x − 4

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @jim_thompson5910

  2. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    hint ava = 4*(amy) - 5

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so 4 times -5

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @jim_thompson5910

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    can anyone help

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    plz

  7. horsegirl27
    • one year ago
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    I can

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thx

  9. horsegirl27
    • one year ago
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    So you aren't actually finding her age, you're just finding an equation that could be used.

  10. horsegirl27
    • one year ago
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    You are changing the words to numbers.

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so i think the answer is c

  13. horsegirl27
    • one year ago
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    So four times Amy's age, x = 4x. And then we know Ava's age is 5 less than 4x, and less than means subtract. That leaves you with 4x-5!

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so i got it right

  15. horsegirl27
    • one year ago
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    4x-5 is written as B.

  16. horsegirl27
    • one year ago
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    But you were correct earlier

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    no sry i wrote it wrong its actually c

  18. horsegirl27
    • one year ago
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    Ok, yup, you were right above and you knew it should have been written as c, so you are correct!

  19. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yaaaay!!!

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thnx

  21. horsegirl27
    • one year ago
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    Np!

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