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

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Introduction to Algebra: Variables and Mathematical Models - Exercise Set - Page 11: 62

#### Answer

$x\div 8=\frac{1}{4}$

#### Work Step by Step

The quotient of a number and 8 is $\frac{1}{4}$. "Quotient" indicates division. "A number" is represented by the variable x. "Is" indicates equals. Since no order of the division is specified, write the numbers/variables in the order in which the appear. $x\div 8=\frac{1}{4}$

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