# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-1 Variables and Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 17

$\frac{n}{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

"A third of a number" means that we divide that number by 3. Therefore, a third of $n$ means that we divide $n$ by 3 to end up with $\frac{n}{3}$

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