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# Division Exercises

### Example 1

Translate the following English phrase into mathematical symbols, using multiplication or division as appropriate:

The product of four and five.

### Example 2

Translate the following English phrase into mathematical symbols, using multiplication or division as appropriate:

Eight times *y*.

### Example 3

Translate the following English phrase into mathematical symbols, using multiplication or division as appropriate:

Forty-two divided by fourteen.

### Example 4

Four-fifths of twelve.

### Example 5

Seven doubled.

### Example 6

Three by five.

### Example 7

The ratio of six and fourteen.

### Example 8

One-half of eleven.

### Example 9

The quotient of eleven and one hundred.

### Example 10

Thirty percent of 150.