Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.1 Introduction to Algebra - 1.1 Exercise Set - Page 9: 49



Work Step by Step

The phrase 'Thirteen less than one quarter of some number' is equivalent to subtracting 13 from some number divided by 4. Therefore, representing the unknown number as $x$, we can translate the phrase algebraically to $\frac{x}{4}-13$.
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