Heidi Tate

2023-03-07

How to translate "The difference between a number and 2" into an algebraic expression?

librarymicex4b

Beginner2023-03-08Added 3 answers

We have explanation:

Subtraction is referred to in the difference. We need to use a variable to represent a number because it can be any number. The number "$2$" can stay as it is.

The expression would look like:

$x-2$

Subtraction is referred to in the difference. We need to use a variable to represent a number because it can be any number. The number "$2$" can stay as it is.

The expression would look like:

$x-2$