# How do you write an algebraic expression for the phrase "six less than double a number"?

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Mar 14, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

"Six less than.." means "Subtract 6 from".

Do not confuse this with "Six less..." which means "Subtract from 6".

Confusing, I know.

We know that "Double a number" means

Therefore, we have: