# How do you write "a number divided by 5" as an algebraic expression?

Mar 29, 2018

$\frac{x}{5}$

#### Explanation:

First choose a variable to represent the number,

Let's call it $x$

We need to divide that number by $5$

$x \div 5 \mathmr{and} \frac{x}{5}$ is how you write it as an expression.