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A company loses $98 as a result of a shipping delay.

The 7 owners of the company must share the loss equally. Write an ...

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A company loses $98 as a result of a shipping delay.

The 7 owners of the company must share the loss equally.
Write an expression for the earnings per person Evaluate the expression.
A.
) write an expression for the earnings per person.
A. -7 divide (-98) B.98 divide (-7) C.
-98 divide 7 D. 7 divide( -98) B.
) evaluate the expression____

Answer

The correct expression would be 98/(-7).
The 98 represents the money lost from the shipping delay, the 7 represents the 7 owners each taking an equal percentage of the loss and the - in front of the seven represents the fact that it is, in fact a loss.
The evaluated expression would be -14 as 98/7 is 14 and only one variable being negative leads to a negative answer.

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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