Write an algebraic expression to represent each verbal expression.
71. six less than the square of a number
The algebraic expression is .
The algebraic expression is obtained from verbal expression using mathematical operators like addition , subtraction , multiplication , division and many such more and variable.
In any expression or equation, the variable is an unknown quantity. It may be any alphabet or any special symbol.
In the expression , the unknown quantity is x. So, the variable in this expression is x. 4 and 1 are constants values.
Consider the provided verbal expression.
Six less than square of a number.
Let the number be x.
The mathematical operators corresponding to less is subtraction and to square is multiplication .
Square of a number is translated as the number is multiplied itself twice
Express the verbal expression square of a number as .
Now, six is less than . The algebraic expression obtained is .
Hence, the algebraic expression is
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