math
posted by vera on .
Englewood averaged 17 problems right on the math decathlon. Avalon park elementary scored an average of 14 problems right. Which equation shows the difference, (d), between the average points scored by gthe englewood and avalon park?
a. d=17 x 14
b. d=1714
c. d=17+14
d. d=14 divided by 17
my answer is d. Is that correct

difference indicates subtraction
what's the difference between 14 and 17?
1714 or (B)
(D) 14/17 shows the ratio of the averages, not the difference.