# How do you define a variable and write an expression for each phrase: 5 increased by the quotient of 4 and 5?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 17, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, let's call the result we are looking for as

Quotient means to divide. Therefore:

"the quotient of 4 and 5" can be written as:

We can now add this to "5 increased by" which means to add:

We can solve this as follows: