anonymous
  • anonymous
Which phrase could be represented by this expression? d/2 – 5 A. twice a number decreased by five B. half a number less than five C. five less than twice a number D. five less than half a number
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butterflydreamer
  • butterflydreamer
So.. let's say "d" is the number... We want to know what this expression could mean: d/2 - 5 You want to note that d/2 ALSO can be written as 1/2 * d we said d = number.. therefore 1/2 *d - 5 would mean...?
anonymous
  • anonymous
im guessing it would be b ._.
anonymous
  • anonymous
not really understamding here... :(

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butterflydreamer
  • butterflydreamer
you're closeee but not quite there :) When we say: half a number LESS than 5.. this would mean: 5 - 1/2d (where "d" is the number") We want it the other way around right? 1/2d - 5 So this would mean 5 less than half a number
anonymous
  • anonymous
wait it's D i believe :(
butterflydreamer
  • butterflydreamer
that's correct! :))
anonymous
  • anonymous
omg thx and im soo late
butterflydreamer
  • butterflydreamer
haha you're welcomeeee :D!

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