# Math Help - math help

1. ## math help

Translate the following phrase into an algebraic expression:the quotient of a number and nine, minus three.

2. The question of a number and 9: $\frac{n}{9}$

Since we don't know the number, we assign a variable to it (n).

Minus 3: $- 3$

Combine it: $\frac{n}{9} - 3$