Posted by **anais** on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 8:48pm.

explain how you could show five less than a number using and expression?

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**Anon**, Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 8:52pm
Let n= a number

n-5

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**jai**, Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 8:52pm
let n be the number for instance,

five less than the number means 5 is subtracted to the number:

n - 5

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**Tina Salman Tharghi**, Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 9:47am
Explain how you could show Five less than a number using an expression

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**Emma**, Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 5:51pm
[n=20 n-5=15] You can show 5 less than a number by using a letter such as n to represent a number such as 20. Then you use the expression 5-5=15.

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**Emma**, Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 5:54pm
*n

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