## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$\dfrac{9}{x} + \dfrac{x}{2}$
Let x = the unknown number Thus, we obtain that the quotient of nine and a number is: $\dfrac{9}{x}$ Half of the number is: $\dfrac{x}{2}$ The quotient of nine and a number added to half of the number gives us: $\dfrac{9}{x} + \dfrac{x}{2}$