# How do you write: The quotient of a number and

How do you write: The quotient of a number and -5 increased by one is at most 7?
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Step 1
A quotient is the answer of a division.
Let x be the unknown number.
The quotient of x and -5 is $\left(\frac{x}{-5}\right)$
"Increased by one" means add 1, so now we have $\left(\frac{x}{-5}\right)+1$
This answer is "at most 7", in other words, less than or equal to 7.