Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-1 Variables and Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 7: 35


9 less than the quotient of $z$ and 8.

Work Step by Step

The quotient of $z$ and 8 expresses the division of $\frac{z}{8}$. "9 less than" expresses that 9 is being subtracted from that term. Therefore, $\frac{z}{8}-9$ can be expressed as "9 less than the quotient of $z$ and 8."
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