# How do you write the word phrases into algebraic expressions: The sum of a number and 10 was divided by 24?

Apr 3, 2016

$\frac{x + 10}{24}$

#### Explanation:

Splitting the question into its component parts:

The sum of" "-> ?+?
a number" "->x+?
and 10$\text{ } \to x + 10$

was divided by" "->(x+10)/?
24$\text{ } \to \frac{x + 10}{24}$