What is the equation for 9 times the difference of y and 5

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tjbrewer | Elementary School Teacher | (Level 2) Associate Educator

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9 times the difference of y and 5.  It breaks down into the parenthetical expression, to find the difference of y and 5, i.e. subtraction.  Then multiply that by 9.  It should look like this

`9(y-5)=x`

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