# How do you translate into mathematical expressions and find the number given The total of three less than a number and seven is ten?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 1, 2016

#### Answer:

The equivalent mathematical expression is

#### Explanation:

Let's write the unknown number as

"three less than the number"

"total of three less than the number and seven"

"total of three less than the number and seven is ten"

Now solve this :