Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-1 Variables and Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 7: 18


A good phrase would be: "The quotient of y and 5."

Work Step by Step

In the expression $\frac{y}{5}$, we are dividing two things. Thus, we use the phrase "the quotient" and list the two things, y and 5, by listing the numerator (the top of the fraction) first. Therefore, a good phrase would be: "The quotient of y and 5."
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