Posted by **Anonymous** on Monday, February 16, 2009 at 4:58pm.

Which expression represents the pharse "ten less than the product of 5 and the sum of a number and 3"?

a. 10-5x+2

b. 5(x+20)-10

c. x+2

---- -10

5

d. 10-5(x+2)..

is the answer "b".

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**Damon**, Monday, February 16, 2009 at 5:07pm
Check what you typed for typos

(x+3)

then

5 (x+3)

then

5 (x+3) - 10

which is

5 x + 15 -10

which is

5x+5

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**Anonymous**, Monday, February 16, 2009 at 5:09pm
sorry i my bad.... the last one is 3 .. i mean the question is..

Which expression represents the pharse "ten less than the product of 5 and the sum of a number and 2"?

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**Damon**, Monday, February 16, 2009 at 5:59pm
then

5(x+2) - 10

= 5 x + 10 - 10

= 5 x

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