# What's the the algebraic expression for "32 divided by the quantity #y# plus 12"?

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Aug 9, 2018

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#### Explanation:

Aug 9, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"the quantity y plus 12 is written "y+12#

#"and 32 divided by this quantity is "32-:(y+12)#

#"or "32/(y+12)larrcolor(blue)" in fractional form"#

Aug 9, 2018

It can be interpreted in two ways:

#### Explanation:

The statement does really indicate clearly enough what is meant.

It could be interpreted as:

which would mean that

OR

It could be read as