4th grade
posted by anais on .
explain how you could show five less than a number using and expression?

Let n= a number
n5 
let n be the number for instance,
five less than the number means 5 is subtracted to the number:
n  5 
Explain how you could show Five less than a number using an expression

[n=20 n5=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 55=15.

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Let n= any random number, then n5