# How do you translate "eight times a number T less three" into a mathematical expression?

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Dec 13, 2015

#### Answer:

The expression is

#### Explanation:

In order to translate this into an expression, first look for the variable. In this problem, the variable happens to be

From there, we look for operations that are applied to it. In this case, it is "eight times"

"eight times" is the same as multiplying by 8, so we multiply

Finally, we translate "less three". "Less three" is the same as subtracting 3, so we subtract 3 from

The expression is