CAHSEE Math Algebra and Functions: Drill Set 1, Problem 2. Which of the following represents the statement?
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Ok, the evil wizards are testing our technical math-vocabulary skills.
We just have to read the question carefully, and we'll get to the promised land.
So... let's... go.
"six more than"
Now, they don't say "the quantity of" next but we can infer.
"seven times a number" -- so ... glance at the question set and they throw you a curve ball...
...one of the answers has x as a variable; the others are all y...
...yet the problem only asks about y... so it's pretty safe to cross out c as a possibility...
because there ain't no x in this problem.
So we have the 7 times a number as 7y.
And then "is equal to 73" is just written as equals 73
Put it all together and we have 6 + 7y = 73
Flip the order of the first two terms...
...and it looks like our answer is D. Done. And there ain't no more to do.