# The minimum wage in 2003 was $5.15 this was w more than the minimum wage in 1996, how do you write an expression for the minimum wage in 1996?

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Dec 5, 2017

#### Answer:

The minimum wage in 1996 can be expressed as

#### Explanation:

The problem states that the minimum wage in 1996 was less than it was in 2003.

How much less? The problem specifies that it was

So you can come up with an expression to show that.

2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

So the answer is

The minimum wage in 1996 can be written as