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: 51

Answer

Larry's monthly salary is $d\div12$ dollars.

Work Step by Step

Assuming that Larry works all twelve months per year and that his paychecks are evenly distributed between the twelve months, each month he would get $\text{one-twelfth}$ of his annual salary. To express this algebraically, we would divide his annual salary, $d$, by $12$, giving us $d\div12$
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