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Which phrase represents the algebraic expression 5x - 9? A. the product of five times a number and nine B. the difference of nine times a number and five C. the sum of five times a number and five D. the difference of five times a number and nine

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Jessie Thompson on May 11, 2018

Answer:D. the difference of five times a number and nine Step-by-step explanation:"Five times a number" is written as 5 times. This is because the number itself is unknown, so we use a variable".Difference" means subtraction; therefore, "The difference of five times a number and 9" would be 5x-9.


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