idkwhat
  • idkwhat
Evaluate the expression described below if the number is –2.
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idkwhat
  • idkwhat
The quotient of three less than twice a number and the number squared. a. 3 b.1/4 c.-5/2 d.-7/4
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
Any ideas?
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
@idkwhat Are you still there?

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idkwhat
  • idkwhat
Yeah, I think it's B
idkwhat
  • idkwhat
I don't think its right though
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
What did you do?
idkwhat
  • idkwhat
4-3(-3)+4 which is 17 and that's none of them
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
You need to translate the words into symbols first: The quotient of three less than twice a number and the number squared.
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
and then substitute n= -2 to get a value.
idkwhat
  • idkwhat
I was looking at my other math problem my bad for this one it would be 3-2(-2)^2
idkwhat
  • idkwhat
I still get -5 which isnt there
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
The phrase "the quotient of" means what?
idkwhat
  • idkwhat
divide
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
Yes, how about " the number squared"?
idkwhat
  • idkwhat
^2
idkwhat
  • idkwhat
that numnber multiplied twice
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
Yes, now comes the tricky one, ready?
idkwhat
  • idkwhat
yes
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
"three less than twice a number"
idkwhat
  • idkwhat
3-2(-2)
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
Nope, be careful with the phrase involving subtraction read it as "three less, than twice a number"
idkwhat
  • idkwhat
3--4=7 would be that solved
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
"three less than twice a number" $$\Huge2*n -3$$
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
put a pause after "less" in "three less... than twice a number"
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
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idkwhat
  • idkwhat
oH
idkwhat
  • idkwhat
i get it now
idkwhat
  • idkwhat
so it's d
skullpatrol
  • skullpatrol
Yes.

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