# trying to solve the following: (200 – Q/2) x Q.

• Nov 2nd 2012, 02:49 PM
scaliva21
trying to solve the following: (200 – Q/2) x Q.
I am getting 200Q - Q for my answer. is that correct?
• Nov 2nd 2012, 02:53 PM
Plato
Re: trying to solve the following: (200 – Q/2) x Q.
Quote:

Originally Posted by scaliva21
I am getting 200Q - Q for my answer. is that correct?

$\left( {200 - \frac{Q}{2}} \right)Q = \left( {200Q - \frac{{Q^2 }}{2}} \right)$
• Nov 3rd 2012, 01:06 AM
jonwen97
Re: trying to solve the following: (200 – Q/2) x Q.
by solving, do you mean by reducing to simplest terms(factorisation)? 'cause you are stating an expression, not an equation.