1. Davied has less than one-half the number of balloons that kaite has . If David has d balloons and kite has K balloons has ,which of the following equations correctly express the relationships between d and k.

a. d= 1/2 (k+4)

b. d= 1/2 (k-4)

c. d= 1/2 k+4

d.d= 1/2 k-4

e. d=2 k-4

I think you have copied the question incorrectly. Clearly you misspelled the names (so that each is spelled in two different ways); also you omitted a number, since as stated this would be an inequality ("__ is less than __"), not an equation ("__ is 4 less than __"). Copying incorrectly can make it impossible to solve a problem.

I think the correct question is this:

1. Dav

id has

4 less than one-half the number of balloons that

Kate has . If David has d balloons and

Kate has

k balloons

, which of the following equations correctly express

es the relationship between d and k?

a. d= 1/2 (k + 4)

b. d= 1/2 (k - 4)

c. d= 1/2 k + 4

d. d= 1/2 k - 4

e. d= 2k - 4

Is that correct?

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