# SOLUTION: How represent this question: three times a number less than five is thirty two and solve it

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 551813: How represent this question: three times a number less than five is thirty two and solve itAnswer by jim_thompson5910(28476)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!"three times a number less than five is thirty two" translates to Start with the given equation. Subtract from both sides. Combine like terms on the right side. Divide both sides by to isolate . Reduce. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Answer: So the solution is