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  • one year ago

Which of the following algebraic expressions can be used to express the statement "one less than x squared?" 1 − x2 x2 − 1 1 − 2x 2x − 1

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  1. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    less than is the subtraction sign .

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i know i think its b btw a is x^2 and b is too

  3. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    I think order matters it's not like one of those subtract 6 from 7 and that ends up being written from right to left 7-6

  4. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    one - x squared. one - x^2

  5. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    1-x^2

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so A

  7. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    OH I HATE THESE! NO you were right. These write from English to Math are always irritating XD

  8. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    1-x^2 is actually x^2-1 you were right. less than or subtract x from y switches the order y - x would be correct in that example.

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    (: thank you @UsukiDoll

  10. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    :) I'm so glad this doesn't appear in higher level math XD

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Lol c:

  12. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    I just remembered something... anything to do with subtraction like the terms "less than " or " subtract _______ from _________" it's backwards XD!. wow xD

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    that is going to be so useful thank you!!! @UsukiDoll

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