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

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

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$8 x - y$

#### Explanation:

8 times a number $\left(x\right)$ is $8 \times x = 8 x$

Decreasing by $y$ means take away $y$

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