Translate into a mathematical expression. Use x as variable. 1.  a number less than five.

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In order to translatea sentence into a mathematical sentence we first need to identify our variable.

In this case, we are going to let "the number" be x.

Since the number is less than five, this indicates an inequality versus an equation.

Therefore, to translate a number less than `5` , we will let the number be `x` ....

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