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Q36.

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Book edition
Common Core Edition

Author(s)
Ron Larson, Laurie Boswell, Timothy D. Kanold, Lee Stiff

Pages
183 pages

ISBN
9780547587776

**Write a variable expression to represent the phrase.**

**The quotient of a number and 3**

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

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

In the expression $2x+3$, 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 $\frac{x}{3}$.

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