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

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

I am getting 200Q - Q for my answer. is that correct?

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

Originally Posted by scaliva21
I am getting 200Q - Q for my answer. is that correct?
$\left( {200 - \frac{Q}{2}} \right)Q = \left( {200Q - \frac{{Q^2 }}{2}} \right)$

3. ## 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.