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From: jennifer Jackson
<jajackson1117@eathlink.net>
To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Dec 07, 2008 at 10:39:58
Subject: Writing algebraic expressions from verbal phrases
I want to know how to explain to my students why the verbal expression "3 less than" a number (let x represent the number) is written as x-3 and not 3- x.
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