# SOLUTION: Translate the following statement into an algebraic equaion. Let x represent the number. 8 less than 2 times a number is 9 times that same number. x-8*2*9

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 Question 49175: Translate the following statement into an algebraic equaion. Let x represent the number. 8 less than 2 times a number is 9 times that same number. x-8*2*9 (I think this is wrong!!) HelpAnswer by tutorcecilia(2152)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!"less than" = subtract 8 "2 times" = multiply by 2 "a number" = "x" "is" = "equal" "9 times" = multiply by 9 "the same number" = "x" . 2x-8=9x