How do you translate into mathematical expressions and find the number given The ratio of a number and five is two?

2 Answers
Oct 11, 2017

Answer:

#"The Number"/5 = 2#
the number=10

Explanation:

'the number' and 5 is 2
#"The Number"/5 = 2#

(the number would be 10)

Oct 11, 2017

Answer:

# n/5 = 2#

Explanation:

n is a variable that can be used to represent the unknown number.

a ratio can be expressed as a fraction so writing the ratio as a fraction gives

# n/5#

The word is can be translated as an equals sign so

# n/5 =2#