# How to write the following as a mathematical equation: x is less than 7 times the values of 1/3 the price and the price is A. We have to express the following : "x is less than 7 times the values of 1/3 the price and the price is A" as an equation.

The price is equal to A and x is less than 7 times the values of 1/3 the price.

x < 7 ( 1/3)*A

Therefore we don't get an equation, instead the inequation is  : x < (7/3)*A.

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Let us translate the statements.

Given the number x, is less that 7 times the values of 1/3 the price .

Also, given that the price = A

Then we will rewrite.

x is less than 7 time the values of (1/3)A

We will rewrite x is less as x <

==> x < 7 times the values of (1/3)A

We will translate 7 times as 7 *

==> x < 7* (1/3)A

==> x < (7/3)*A

Then, the mathematical expression of the statement is:

x < (7/3)A

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