**Question**: How do you translate “5 less than a number” into a mathematical expression?

**Answer**: If we say a to our number; So we get:

a – 5

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# How do you translate “5 less than a number” into a mathematical expression?

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**Question**: How do you translate “5 less than a number” into a mathematical expression?

**Answer**: If we say a to our number; So we get:

a – 5