# Write an algebraic expression for the following statement

• Apr 10th 2011, 05:25 PM
jay1
Write an algebraic expression for the following statement
I have budget of $118,250. I will use 25% of this budget for rent and utilities. Please help me with the proper way to write an expression that indicates how much money will be spent on rent and utilities. Thanks • Apr 10th 2011, 06:07 PM tonio Quote: Originally Posted by jay1 Please help me write an algebraic expression for the following: I have budget of$118,250. I will use 25% of this budget for rent and utilities. Please help me with the proper way to write an expression that indicates how much money will be spent on rent and utilities.
Thanks

$\displaystyle \displaystyle{\frac{25}{100}\cdot 118,250=\frac{118,250}{4}$

Tonio
• Apr 10th 2011, 06:26 PM
jay1
Quote:

Originally Posted by tonio
$\displaystyle \displaystyle{\frac{25}{100}\cdot 118,250=\frac{118,250}{4}$

Tonio

Thanks! Therefore , the answer for how much rent and utilities will cost is \$29,562.50.