# How do you define a variable and write an expression for each phrase: the number of gallons in q quarts?

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Apr 13, 2016

#### Answer:

See explanation.

#### Explanation:

I gallon is 'worth' 4 quarts

Let the number of gallons be

Let the number of quarts be

To find the number of gallons we need to count the quantity of 4's there are in the count of quarts.

Or you can write