Question #261e4

3 Answers
Dec 12, 2017

Answer:

Converting the words to an algebraic expression yields #3x-6#.

Explanation:

Let's break it down.

"6 less than . . . " means we’re subtracting #6#.

“ . . . the product of 3 and a number.” means 3 and a number (#x#) are being multiplied.

Combining both expressions yields: #3x-6#.

Dec 12, 2017

Answer:

#3x - 6#

Explanation:

The “ product of 3 and a number “ may be written as #3x# and “six less than the product “ can therefore be written as #3x - 6#

Dec 12, 2017

Product of 3 and a number #= 3xxx#
6 less #=3x-6#
#3x-6#