How do you translate "the quotient of a number N and 4" into an algebraic expression?

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Jun 27, 2015

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This can be written as an algebraic expression as #N/4# or as #N-:4#

Either is acceptable.

Explanation:

The word "quotient" comes from the Latin "quotiens" meaning "how many times?", as in "How many times does #4# go into #N#?"

So it is talking about division of one number by another.

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