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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
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)
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).
i dont get how i would be three though?
3) states that we are to add 5 and the quotient of r/14, isn't that what the problem is asking?
ok i understand now thank you :)
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.
your a great help thank you
\[r \over 14\] r is referred as the dividend 14 is referred to as the divisor the result of the division is referred to as the "quotient"