What Is Eight Less Than Quotient of a Number and Four Equals Negatie Five?

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The word problem eight less than quotient of a number and four equals negative five can best be solved by writing it out in numbers first. If you do this you get (4/x)-8=-5. Now you can solve it to get x=4/3.
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Let x = the number. Therefore the quotient of the number and 5 = x/5. Eight less than the number = x - 8. Therefore x/5 = x - 8. Multiply both sides of the equation by 5. x = 5(x
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