If {(a2b-3c)3/4/a-1b4c5} = apbqcr; what is the value of p+2q?

JAMB 1999

If {(a2b-3c)3/4/a-1b4c5} = apbqcr; what is the value of p+2q?
  • A. (5/2)
  • B. -(5/4)
  • C. -(25/4)
  • D. -10
Correct Answer: Option D
Explanation
Hint: Use BODMAS and algebra to arrive at the values of P = 5/2, q = -25/4 and r = -9/2.
Then substitute the values of p and q into p+2q to get -10.

Report an Error Ask A Question Download App

Contributions ({{ comment_count }})

Please wait...

{{ settings.no_comment_msg ? settings.no_comment_msg : 'There are no comments' }}

Quick Questions

Post your Contribution

Please don't post or ask to join a "Group" or "Whatsapp Group" as a comment. It will be deleted. To join or start a group, please click here

{{ quote.posted_by.display_name }}
{{ settings.form_textarea_description }}