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# algebraic expression?

The difference of 20 and a number divided by 2

Is it written like 20x/2? hoping I did it right!

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- derframLv 72 months agoFavorite Answer
"The difference (-) or 20 and a number divided by 2 (x/2)"

So 20 - (x/2)

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- geezerLv 72 months ago
No .. what you have written is ''20 times a number'' divided by 2

The correct answer depends on what you mean.

The difference of 20 and a number ... divided by 2 .. is (20 - X) / 2

or

The difference of 20 and ... a number divided by 2 .. is 20 - (X/2)

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- ComoLv 72 months ago
Question is open to doubt.

Let number be x

May be read as :-

(20 - x)/2

or

20 - x/2

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- KrishnamurthyLv 72 months ago
The difference of 20 and a number divided by 2 is written like (x - 20)/2

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- 2 months ago
"difference" means subtraction so I would say: x-20 / 2 but I don't know, that's what google says.

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