# How do you translate "the quotient of a number and 3" into an algebraic expression?

May 28, 2017

See an explanation below:

#### Explanation:

First, let's call "a number": $n$

"The quotient" means we are dividing.

Therefore, "the quotient of a number and 3# can be written as:

$n \div 3$

Or

$\frac{n}{3}$