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Word Problems

Word Problems

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

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

Four-fifths of twelve.

Example 5

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

Seven doubled.

Example 6

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

Three by five.

Example 7

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

The ratio of six and fourteen.

Example 8

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

One-half of eleven.

Example 9

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

The quotient of eleven and one hundred.

Example 10

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

Thirty percent of 150.

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