D Drew New member Joined Sep 10, 2007 Messages 1 Sep 10, 2007 #1 I am having difficulty writing the expression that best represents the phrase "twice the quotient of 50 and the sum of a number Y and 8" I am having trouble with this section, are there any references that will better explain it to me?

I am having difficulty writing the expression that best represents the phrase "twice the quotient of 50 and the sum of a number Y and 8" I am having trouble with this section, are there any references that will better explain it to me?

S Subhotosh Khan Super Moderator Staff member Joined Jun 18, 2007 Messages 18,134 Sep 10, 2007 #2 Drew said: I am having difficulty writing the expression that best represents the phrase "twice the quotient of 50 and the sum of a number Y and 8" I am having trouble with this section, are there any references that will better explain it to me? Click to expand... first - what is "the sum of a number Y and 8" then "quotient of 50 and that (that meaning the expression above)" then "twice that (that meaning the expression above)"

Drew said: I am having difficulty writing the expression that best represents the phrase "twice the quotient of 50 and the sum of a number Y and 8" I am having trouble with this section, are there any references that will better explain it to me? Click to expand... first - what is "the sum of a number Y and 8" then "quotient of 50 and that (that meaning the expression above)" then "twice that (that meaning the expression above)"

stapel Super Moderator Staff member Joined Feb 4, 2004 Messages 15,943 Sep 11, 2007 #3 Drew said: I am having trouble with this section, are there any references that will better explain it to me? Click to expand... See if any of the links for the following search is helpful: . . . . .Google results for "translate word problems" Hope that helps! Eliz.

Drew said: I am having trouble with this section, are there any references that will better explain it to me? Click to expand... See if any of the links for the following search is helpful: . . . . .Google results for "translate word problems" Hope that helps! Eliz.