# How do you write the phrase as an algebraic expression: 6 is divided by the sum of r and 8?

Jan 24, 2017

$\frac{6}{r + 8}$
First, let's write the term "sum of r and 8" as $r + 8$
Next, we can divide this sum into $6$ by writing:
$\frac{6}{r + 8}$