# How do you write the phrase "The quotient of 37 and the product of a number and 25." as a variable expression?

Feb 23, 2017

$37 \div 25 x$ or it can be written as $\frac{37}{25 x}$

#### Explanation:

A quotient is the answer to a division and a product is the answer to a multiplication.

The word "AND" will usually tell you which numbers are being multiplied or divided.

Let's call the number $x$.

'The product of a number and $25$' is $x \times 25 = 25 x$

The 'quotient of 37 and the product above' is:

$37 \div 25 x$ or it can be written as $\frac{37}{25 x}$