### Home > MC2 > Chapter 5 > Lesson 5.1.2 > Problem 5-22

5-22.

**Translate each of these situations into a variable expression such as those found in a magic number chart. Homework Help ✎**Think of a number and multiply it by seven.

Think of a number and divide it by eight.

Think of a number and reduce it by ten.

Think of a number, add two, then multiply by five.

Use *x* to represent any number you think of.

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 (a).

See (a).

5 ( x + 2 )