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Write an algebraic expression to represent "five plus the quotient of r and 14." 1) 5+14r 2)5+14 ---- r 3)5+r/14 4)5-r/14

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    Use a systematic approach. We know that plus means an addition. This eliminates the last one (4). Quotient means a division is involved. this eliminates 1)

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    The remaining choices do indicate a division but one has a division that includes the complete sum divided by r. The problem states that only r is to be divided by 14. this would then eliminate 2).

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    i dont get how i would be three though?

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    3) states that we are to add 5 and the quotient of r/14, isn't that what the problem is asking?

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    ok i understand now thank you :)

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    The quotient is the result of a division. since r is an unknown, we cannot put the results but just the indication of the operation.

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    your a great help thank you

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    \[r \over 14\] r is referred as the dividend 14 is referred to as the divisor the result of the division is referred to as the "quotient"

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