# How do you convert the following phrases into math expressions: the quotient of 14 and the difference between a number and -7?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 3, 2017

#### Explanation:

A 'quotient' is the answer to a division operation.

You need to know which two values are being divided, so look for ...

The quotient of ..... AND .....

In this case,

If we let 'the number' be

This part is written as

So the expression we are looking for is