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Q: A certain number decreased by 4 is equal to 8 increased by the quotient of the same number and 5 What is the number?

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x - 2 = 7 + x/4 4x - 8 = 28 + x 3x = 36 x = 12

if the quotient of -20 and 4 is decreased by 3

So let's call the number we are looking for x. x-4 is the number decreased by 4 quotient of the number and 5 is x/5 so x-4=8+ x/5 we have 5x-20=40+x and 4x=60 so x=15 Let's try it? 15-4=11 8+15/5=11

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A quotient is the number obtained when one number is divide by another. 11 decreased by 10 is 1. The only number that can be paired with -9 to obtain a quotient of 1 is -9.

x - 2 = 7 + x/4 4x - 8 = 28 + x 3x = 36 x = 12

if the quotient of -20 and 4 is decreased by 3

So let's call the number we are looking for x. x-4 is the number decreased by 4 quotient of the number and 5 is x/5 so x-4=8+ x/5 we have 5x-20=40+x and 4x=60 so x=15 Let's try it? 15-4=11 8+15/5=11

11-9=v

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It has decreased.

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If a fraction's denominator is increased, the number gets smaller. If a fraction's denominator is decreased, the number gets bigger.

. This is same as half of r.

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