# How do you write "the quotient of a number and 8" as an algebraic expression?

Apr 28, 2017

$f \left(x\right) = \frac{x}{8}$

#### Explanation:

Let the number be $x$.

$\therefore$ quotient of $x$ and $8$ is given by $x \div 8$ or $\frac{x}{8}$

Hence the expression is,

$f \left(x\right) = \frac{x}{8}$