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7-97.

Translate each of these situations into a variable expression such as those found in a magic number chart. Homework Help ✎

Pick a number and multiply it by 7.

Pick a number and divide it by 8.

Pick a number and reduce it by 10.

Pick a number, add 2, then multiply by 5.

Use *x* to represent the number you pick.

What would the expression look like if you multiplied your number by 7?

7*x*

See (a).

What happens to a number when you reduce it by 10?

See part (a).

See part (a).

5 ( x + 2 )