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ShadowCain

  • one year ago

Valerie used to spend 10 h/wk watching TV. Now she spends 1/4 less time per week watching TV. Which expressions represent how many hours per week Valerie spends watching TV now? Choose all answers that are correct. A. 10 - (1/4 x 10) B. 10 + (1/4 x 10) C. 3/4 x 10 D. 1/4 x 10

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  1. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    the important phrase here is ' 1/4 LESS time per week'. That is its not 1/4 of the original time but the original time - 1/4 of original time.

  2. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    Do you follow the argument?

  3. ShadowCain
    • one year ago
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    I get that part, I just get confused on the expressions

  4. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    2 of them are correct

  5. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    in algebra 'of' = 'x'

  6. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    of = times

  7. ShadowCain
    • one year ago
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    Is D one of them?

  8. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    No

  9. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    D means a 1/4 of the original time (10)

  10. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    its 1/4 LESS than 10 'LESS' = '-'

  11. ShadowCain
    • one year ago
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    So, it's A and C

  12. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    you got it

  13. ShadowCain
    • one year ago
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    Cool.... Thanks

  14. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    yw

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