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anonymous
 one year ago
Please I only want help, no answers.
The elevation of city A is 96 feet below sea level; the elevation of city C is 24 feet below sea level. The elevation of city D is 1/4 of the elevation of city C.
Part A: Write an expression to represent the elevation, in feet, of city D.
Part B: Solve the expression and explain why the answer is negative or positive.
anonymous
 one year ago
Please I only want help, no answers. The elevation of city A is 96 feet below sea level; the elevation of city C is 24 feet below sea level. The elevation of city D is 1/4 of the elevation of city C. Part A: Write an expression to represent the elevation, in feet, of city D. Part B: Solve the expression and explain why the answer is negative or positive.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well do you do 24  1/4?

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Nope, first you need to assign values for each city's elevation.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do you mean by values?

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2What does it mean for a city to be 24 feet below sea level?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and so A is 94 C is 24 so is D 1/4?

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2D is not 1/4 because that would be 0.25 feet below sea level, right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0...idk but i disagree lol

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I still dont know why it wouldnt be 1/4

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait....they would all be positive if you divide or multiply right?

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yes, but that is not what the question is asking for.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok but it is for part b

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the expression would be D = 24  1/4?

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Nope. Let's reread the problem carefully AND think about its meaning

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i did like a 100 times ;(

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Please I only want help, no answers. The elevation of city A is 96 feet below sea level = 96; the elevation of city C is 24 feet below sea level = 24. The elevation of city D is 1/4 OF the elevation of city C. Of means multiply. Part A: Write an expression to represent the elevation, in feet, of city D. Part B: Solve the expression and explain why the answer is negative or positive.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok well just to be clear are we adding?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if we were would it be 24.25?

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I think you have your letters mixed up in copying the question down. Pease check them.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yea i just checked, i dont

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I will figure this out later. Can you plz check my work on another question? A jar contains 0.85 liter of strawberry juice and 0.50 liter of mango juice. Celina poured 0.15 liter of watermelon juice into the jar. She then drank 0.30 liter of the mixture. Part A: Write an expression to represent the total amount of juice left in the jar. (5 points) Part B: Identify which property is used in each step to simplify the expression This is my work: 0.85 = strawberry 0.50 = mango Added 0.15 of watermelon into the jar. Drank 0.30. Part A: Total = 1.5 Left = 1.2 The expression is J = (S + M) + (W  D) J = (.85 + .50) + ( .15  .30) J = 1.2 liters Part B: The property being used is Associative.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@beckyg111 This may help you understand what the first problem is asking. John dug a hole 12 feet deep. Bob dug a hole 1/4 the depth of John's hole. How deep is Bob's hole?

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The elevation of city A is 96 feet below sea level; the elevation of city C is 24 feet below sea level. The elevation of city D is 1/4 of the elevation of city C. Part A: Write an expression to represent the elevation, in feet, of city D. D = 0.25*C Answer Part B: Solve the expression and explain why the answer is negative or positive. D = 0.25*(24) = 6 feet below sea level The answer is negative because it is below sea level. Answer

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@mathstudent55 would that be 3?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@skullpatrol D = 1/16 ?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes. How did you get 3? You get 3 by multiplying 12 ft by 1/4, which is the same as 12 ft * 0.25 It's the same in your problem. City C has an elevation of 24 ft below sea level. That elevation can be written as a negative number, 24 ft. City D has an elevation 1/4 of the elevation of city C, so city D's elevation is 1/4 * C Notice the operation is 1/4 * C. The elevation of D is not just 1/4. The elevation of city D is not simply 1/4 ft, or 0.25 ft. It is 1/4 * (24 ft)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok sooo multiplication was what i needed to do?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11/4 * C = 1/4 * (24 ft) = 0.25 * (24 ft) = 6 ft The elevation of D is 6 ft below sea level.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Correct. Just like in my example you multiplied 1/4 * 12 ft, here you multiply 1/4 * (24 ft)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok that makes more sense

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.21/4 OF means "multiply"

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If you read @skullpatrol 's responses, you'll see that is what he was trying to tell you.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Don't be sorry. Keep studying and asking questions. That's how you learn. I like your attitude that you don't want answers; you want to understand how to solve the problem.

skullpatrol
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2What does it mean for a city to be 24 feet below sea level?
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