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# variable

1. ### Fraction with variable x in numerator and 6 in the denominator.

Fraction with variable x in numerator and 6 in the denominator. The numerator is the top of the fraction. The denominator is the bottom of the fraction. x/6
2. ### There are 7 more jeeps than vans.

There are 7 more jeeps than vans. Define variables Let j be the number of jeeps Let v be the number of vans 7 more jeeps than vans means we add 7 to the number of vans: j = v + 7
3. ### If x represents the first, or the smaller, of two consecutive odd integers, express the sum of the

If x represents the first, or the smaller, of two consecutive odd integers, express the sum of the two integers in terms of x If x is the first of two consecutive odd integers, then we find the next consecutive odd integer by adding 2 to x: x + 2 The sum of the two consecutive odd integers is...
4. ### Two numbers have a sum of 59. If one number is q, express the other number on terms of q

Two numbers have a sum of 59. If one number is q, express the other number on terms of q The other number is 59 - q. Add them together, you get q + (59 - q) = 59.
5. ### You are buying boxes of cookies at a bakery. Each box of cookies costs \$4. In the equation below, c

You are buying boxes of cookies at a bakery. Each box of cookies costs \$4. In the equation below, c represents the number of boxes of cookies you buy, and d represents the amount the cookies will cost you (in dollars). The relationship between these two variables can be expressed by the...
6. ### 80 people 40% were women 12 were children. How many men?

80 people 40% were women 12 were children. How many men? Calculate the number of women: 40% of 80 is 32. 12 were children, so the women and children = 32 + 12 = 44. Which means the men = 80 - 44 = 36