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### Pre-algebra

Book edition Common Core Edition
Author(s) Ron Larson, Laurie Boswell, Timothy D. Kanold, Lee Stiff
Pages 183 pages
ISBN 9780547587776

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# Write a variable expression to represent the phrase.The quotient of a number and 3

The variable expression that represents the given phrase is $\frac{x}{3}$.

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## Step-1 – Apply the concept of Variable

In any expression or equation, the variable is an unknown quantity. It may be any alphabet or any special symbol.

## Step-2 – Example for the variable

In the expression $2x+3$, the unknown quantity is x. So, the variable in this expression is x. 2 and 3 are constants values.

## Step-3 – Identify the variable

Let the unknown number be x.

In order to write the variable expression for the given phrase, divide the unknown number x by 3.

So, the variable expression to represent the phrase is $\frac{x}{3}$.

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