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Write an algebraic expression for each quantity.Let x represent the unknown value. A) twelve less than a number B)twice a quanity

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jeew-m | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted March 3, 2013 at 3:00 PM (Answer #1)

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Let Y be the number we want and x represent the unknown value.

 

A)

Value we want = Y

Unknown = x

condition = twelve less than a number

 

So we can write the algebraic expression as;

Y = x-12

 

 

B)

Value we want = Y

Unknown = x

condition = twice a quantity

 

So we can write the algebric expression as;

Y = 2x

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