Write a variable expression to represent the phrase.
The quotient of a number and 3
The variable expression that represents the given phrase is .
In any expression or equation, the variable is an unknown quantity. It may be any alphabet or any special symbol.
In the expression , the unknown quantity is x. So, the variable in this expression is x. 2 and 3 are constants values.
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 .
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