How do you translate "the quotient of 14 and the difference between a number and -7 into an algebraic statement?
Let's do semantic analysis! Just kidding.
Let's break this down.
"The quotient of 14 and the difference between a number and -7"
This can be interpreted to be:
"The quotient of 14 and a number
So far we have
Now we have these two statements:
Finally, we clear off the double negative and we get this statement: