Chapter 5.II, Problem 2RE

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Textbook Problem

Set up and solve equations for the following business situations.

One-fifth of the employees of Delta Industries, Inc., work in the Southeastern region. If the company employs 252 workers in that region, what is the total number of employees working for the company?

To determine

**To calculate:** The total number of employees in the company, if

Explanation

**Given Information:**

The number of employees in the Southeastern region is

**Formula used:**

To solve the equation and prove the solution, follow the steps as mentioned below.

Step

Step2: List the known and the unknows from the problem.

Step3: Write the equation with the help of following table of key word and phrases.

Step4: Solve the equation by rearrange the unknown values to the left side and known values to the right side of the equal sign.

Step5: Prove the solution by substituting the value obtained from step 4 in the equation formed in step 4 then check the left and right of the equation if, they are equal then the answer is correct.

**Calculation:**

Consider the total number of employees in the company, if

Underline the keyword by using the table of of key word and phrases,

Equal Sign | Addition | Subtraction | Multiplication | Division | Parentheses |

Is | And | Less | of | Divide | Times the quantity of |

Are | Added to | Less than | Multiply | Divided by | |

Was | Totals | Smaller than | Times | Divided into | |

Equals | The sum of | Minus | Product of | Quotient of | |

Gives | Plus | Difference | Multiplied by | Ratio of | |

Giving | More than | Decreased by | Twice | ||

Leaves | Larger than | Reduced by | Double | ||

Results in | Increased by | Take away | Triple | ||

Produces | Greater than | Loss of | At | ||

yields | exceeds | Fewer than | @ |

One-fifth of the total employees are

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