# How do you translate to an algebraic expression 6 less than x cubed?

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Jul 2, 2015

#### Explanation:

For problems like this, it's good to be break up the information and visualize how it fits in together.

So we're told we have a

The question tells us that there is *less than* *taken away* from

Therefore, the expression would be:

which you could make into a function:

Jul 3, 2015

#### Explanation:

This is an alternative way to interpret the question; as an inequality

We are told that we have *less than*