Example 1

Jayson is sharing pieces of candy with his friends. The number of candies to be shared minus 30 pieces is divided evenly among 8 friends. Write an algebraic expression to represent the number of candies each friend receives.
  1. Identify the meaning of the key terms representing the number of candies each friend receives.
  2. Write the algebraic expression that represents the number of candies each friend receives.
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