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    Problem Wording

    .. are $35 less than twice the cost of the phones with just one camera
    let x represent the cost of a phone with just one camera.
    So, would this be the expression: 2(x-35) or 35 - 2x
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    Re: Problem Wording

    Quote Originally Posted by sakonpure6 View Post
    let x represent the cost of a phone with just one camera.
    So, would this be the expression: 2(x-35) or 35 - 2x
    Write down the whole problem. Please don't chunk it
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    Re: Problem Wording

    I don't understand your question, which means I don't understand your solution either. What votan said.
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