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    Give me the equation

    X is short of the Y times the Z *by more than the A

    Give me the equation for above.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Solvethis View Post
    X is short of the Y times the Z *by more than the A

    Give me the equation for above.
    I cannot decipher the statement above, in mathematical terms.

    What are your thoughts?

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    Does this sound right?

    X < A - (y*Z)

    or X < (y*Z) + a

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    I suggest you ask someone to show you how to post...
    I'm just an imagination of your figment !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Solvethis View Post
    X is short of the Y times the Z *by more than the A

    Give me the equation for above.
    There is a concert I want to take my family of five. The tickets are fifty euros a piece.
    But I only have little less than 175 to spare. How much am I short?
    “A professor is someone who talks in someone else’s sleep”
    W.H. Auden

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