Posted by **Kelley** on Monday, August 19, 2013 at 7:55pm.

How do you express the quotient of 15 and y?

Is it 15 over y

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**Steve**, Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 12:06am
yes. Generally in such a wording the dividend is mentioned first, then the divisor.

Similarly, the difference between 15 and y is

15-y

Generally the minuend is mentioned before the subtrahend. (gotcha there, didn't I?)

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