# Eight less than the product of 6 and a number equals 5. How do I write this as an equation?

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#### Explanation:

"Less than" implies that that number will come after what is next.

"The product of" implies multiplication, and in this case, you would replace "a number" with a value, such as

The final part, "equals", is hopefully self-explanatory.