**Question**: How do you translate to an algebraic expression 8 times a number, x, decreased by y?

**Answer**: 8 times a number (x) is 8*x = 8x

Decreasing by y means take away y

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# How do you translate to an algebraic expression 8 times a number, x, decreased by y?

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**Question**: How do you translate to an algebraic expression 8 times a number, x, decreased by y?

**Answer**: 8 times a number (x) is 8*x = 8x

Decreasing by y means take away y

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