__Questions:__**Translate the following into algebraic expressions. Use the variable x to represent the unknown number in each expression unless otherwise noted.**

- the difference between a number and 2
- twice a number, increased by 4
- 9 less than three times a number
- five times the sum of a number and -3
- 10 less than the product of 4 and a number

Answer:

- x - 2
- 2x + 4
- 5(x + (-3))
- 5(x + (-3))
- 4x - 10

Reference:

Complete Test Preparation for the GED Test 2014 by Steck-Vaughn