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# 9 less than the product of a number q and 5 is r

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9 less than the product of a number q and 5 is r

Mar 25, 2015

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Note that there is no single solution for this question since there are 2 variables and only 1 equation. However we do find that the equation is given by

$$5q - 9 = r$$

or similarly

$$q = \frac{r+9}{5}$$

Reinout

Mar 25, 2015

#1
+2353
+5

Note that there is no single solution for this question since there are 2 variables and only 1 equation. However we do find that the equation is given by

$$5q - 9 = r$$

or similarly

$$q = \frac{r+9}{5}$$

Reinout

reinout-g Mar 25, 2015