# How do you translate "3 less than the Square of a number p" as an algebraic expression?

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Mar 27, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

We need to translate the following statement as an algebraic expression :-

"3 less than the Square of a number p"

The first step is to take the number:-

The second step is to square it:-

The third step is to subtract