How do you write: The quotient of a number and -5 increased by one is at most 7?

1 Answer
Dec 16, 2016

Answer:

#(x/-5)+1 <=7#

Explanation:

A quotient is the answer of a division.

Let #x# be the unknown number.
The quotient of #x# and #-5# is #(x/-5)#.
"Increased by one" means add #1#, so now we have #(x/-5)+1#.

This answer is "at most 7", in other words, less than or equal to 7.