# Math Help - Write an algebraic expression for the following statement

1. ## 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 2. 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

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

Tonio

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

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