How do you write the expression for quotient of 4 and a number x increased by 6?
Without punctuation, the expression is ambiguous.
The quotient of 4, and a number increased by 6:
The quotient of 4 and a number, increased by 6:
This is a good example of how a lack of any punctuation make the meaning of the sentence ambiguous:
"Quotient" is the answer to a division.
The following are possible interpretations of the given expression.
Let the number be
The quotient of 4, and
The quotient of
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in a mathematical form, keeping the meaning exactly the same.