Help:  how do I write out "8 times as much as 2 less than 5?

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    8(5 - 2)

  • 2 months ago

    2 less than 5 is 3. 8x3 = 24

  • 2 months ago

    Unclear ... but maybe ... 8 * (5 - 2) ... which is 8*3 === 24.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    8 * (5 - 2) <–––––

    Which simplifies 

    8 * 3

    24 

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  • 2 months ago

    8(2<5)

    Makes no sense.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    8(5-2)                          

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