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 - Chapter Review - Page 69: 15


The quotient of b and 3.

Work Step by Step

Two things are being divided, so we say the phrase "the quotient of" and then list the two things being divided, in this case b and 3. Note, because we want the resulting fraction to be b/3, not 3/b, we list the b first, saying the quotient of b and 3 instead of the quotient of 3 and b.
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