Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.5 - An Introduction to Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 8

Answer

The number is $112$.

Work Step by Step

Let $x$ = the unknown number Then "the quotient of a number and 14" means $\dfrac{x}{14}$. Thus, the equation that represents the situation is: $\dfrac{x}{14}=8$ Multiply $14$ on both sides of the equation to obtain: $x=8(14) \\x=112$
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