Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Mid-Chapter Check Point - Page 55: 5



Work Step by Step

Let $x$ be the unknown variable. The quotient of a number and $6$ is represented by \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} x\div6 .\end{array} The phrase "five more than the quotient of a number and $6$, translates to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (x\div6)+5 .\end{array} The additional phrase "gives $19$", tranlates to the equation \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (x\div6)+5=19 .\end{array}
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