Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.5 - Translating from English to Algebra - Problem Set 2.5: 27

Answer

$\dfrac{(x-y)}{4}$

Work Step by Step

$x$ minus $y$ means $x-y$. This expression has to be enclosed in parenthesis and then divided by four afterwards. Thus, the translation of the given word phrase into an algebraic expression is: $=\dfrac{(x-y)}{4}$
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