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niahloves

  • one year ago

Which math expression represents the phrase? 8 times the difference of a number and 3 A. 8 · (n – 3) B. 8 · n – 3 C. 8 · (n ÷ 3) D. 8 · (n + 3)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    C.

  2. niahloves
    • one year ago
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    can you explain to me how it is c?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    No, i mean a

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Since the difference means subtraction, sorry!

  5. niahloves
    • one year ago
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    so i think it is A or B

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    A. Because the question says 8 times the difference of (a number and 3)

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Does this make sense now?

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    B. Would mean 8 times a number minus 3.

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    in that order.

  10. niahloves
    • one year ago
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    ok thanks for helping

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Its A

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Glad I could help.

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