**What is 5 less than 7?**

Here we tell you how to calculate 5 less than 7 and give you the answer.

If you deduct 5 from 7, you get the answer to 5 less than 7. Doing this, you find that the answer is:

**2**

See how we did that? We simply subtracted 5 from 7. It is an easy and simple math problem.

5 less than 7 is the same as 7 minus 5. So, once again, the answer is 2.

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